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Tax Shelter

An investment vehicle that reduces one's tax liability. For example, a 401(k) defers taxation until withdrawal from the account and may therefore be considered a tax shelter. Tax shelters are legal unless their sole purpose is to avoid taxes. See also: Tax evasion.

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shelter

To protect one's income from taxation. Some taxpayers shelter their income by investing in such activities as oil drilling ventures.
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Around 95 per cent of the city's bus and taxi stops are shelterless and are nothing more than a pavement with just a sign installed.
Rather than shelter the shelterless, we destroy the shelter of man; rather than feed the hungry, we make the children of man hungry for generations by uprooting them and scorching and mining their fruitful fields; rather than clothe the naked, we raze the productive plants that make the cloth that covers them; rather than ransom the captive, we make a captive of every member of the enemy nation we can lay our hands on; rather than heal the sick, we hasten their death by blockading their supplies of goods and medicines.
A missionary recalls, that "by streams and lakes, in willow copses and upon bare hillsides, often shelterless, the poor, plague-striken wretches lay down to die.
Two years of great comradeship were in tatters as I silently shed tears on this godforsaken, shelterless point 711.
it provides shelter to shelterless as well as generate economic activities directly in the construction sector and indirectly in the allied industries.
THE National Beef Association is calling on the Government to do more to prevent livestock - made shelterless by the new foot-andmouth movement restrictions - from starving this winter.
She shall stand shelterless in the broad noon / Of public scorn, for acts blazoned abroad .
Granston, Note, From Private Places to Private Activities: Toward a New Fourth Amendment House for the Shelterless, 101 YALE L.
Physical separation of the Belgian territory was apparently 'dictated' by the exposed, shelterless, flintless and then food-resource-poor plains of Champagne (Rozoy 1988), which people must have crossed quickly en route to/from the Paris Basin to maintain social contacts, seek mates, obtain possibly socially and/or symbolically important fossils, etc.
The present level of school under-utilisation may be high because of some schools are shelterless or has class room in poorly constructed school buildings.
All of a sudden women find themselves shelterless, without any protection.