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the deliberate failure to pay taxes (usually by making a false report)

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Its aim is to develop the Union's defences against tax evasion, tax avoidance and tax havens.
Unlike tax evasion, tax avoidance is not illegal but the UK's major banks have agreed to the code of practice to pay their fair share with the Government.
If indeed speaking of fraud, it is often the same as legal or legitimate fraud, illegal fraud, international tax evasion, legal evasion, illegal tax evasion, tax havens or shelters, the abuse of the right to run before tax, free choice of the least impressive track, or underestimation of tax, fraud law or underground economy.
Using empirical methods, this volume examines a broad range of subjects including tax evasion, tax policies' effect on the dispersion of wages, and property and corporate taxation.
The UGE is defined as "a term that refers to those individuals and businesses that deal in cash and/or use other schemes to conceal their activities and their true tax liability ...." whereby the UGE "is also referred to as tax evasion, tax fraud, cash pay, tax gap, payments under-the-table, and off-the -books" [Emphasis added;, viewed on 2 July 2008].
Categories: October 26, 2010, Capital gains or losses, Law enforcement, Personal income taxes, Program evaluation, Tax evasion, Tax returns, Tax violations, Taxpayers
At present the FATF did not have a policy that tax fraud should be considered as a predicate offence for money laundering, 'but speaking now very generally, law enforcement in many countries does not always distinguish between tax evasion, tax fraud and other types of activity and therefore any sort of agreement to allow the exchange of information in support of such investigations could be helpful in theory.' As to whether any country had made a breakthrough in the fight against money laundering as the result of a tax cooperation agreement, Mr Schmoll said 'that would be extremely hard to say right now.