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Under the Table

Describing a payment in which no involved party reports the payment to tax authorities. An under the table payment usually occurs when one party or both wishes to hide income and thereby evade paying taxes on it. Under the table payments are illegal.
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The same applies to small-time vendors who would prefer security of tenure over personalised under-the-table transactions.
Many in the opposition believe that an under-the-table agreement has been reached between the Russians and the US, on who takes what in Syria.
Shaaban ruled out any room for worry over Iran striking under-the-table deals, as asked by the BBC interviewer, stressing that "history attests to our alliance and friendship with Iran."
Danger, under-the-table art deals and an appealing protagonist make this novel--Tartt's third--a true page-turner.
* Below-the-line deductions--Deductions allowed to offset "under-the-table income."
Things like the inconsistent officiating, the lopsided trades and even how to police each and every team from giving under-the-table salaries to its players should be looked at and addressed at the soonest possible time.
For example, if the rent is OMR400 in a certain area, the owner of the building will write in the lease that the rent is OMR250, but at the same time will have an under-the-table deal with the tenant to give the flat at OMR300.
In a separate case, BEircenas also claims to havemanaged an illegal slush for the PP, making under-the-table payments to top party figures over several years.
Prior to Sunday's announcement of $17.8 million for the expansion project, an additional ninety units have already begun to be constructed, also as part of the under-the-table deal struck by Netanyahu with the colonists in 2012.
It's an open secret that many inter-county managers are receiving under-the-table cash in return for their services and there have been calls for the position to be regulated with a full-time salary made available to them.
Particular focus is placed on China's burgeoning "grey market"--the under-the-table cash economy not so easily tracked by common economic indicators.
"We are aware of an under-the-table deal whereby someone else was trying to buy the building from the (previous) owner during the court case."