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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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See tax 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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