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Synonyms for evasion

Synonyms for evasion

the act, an instance, or a means of avoiding

Synonyms for evasion

a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

the deliberate act of failing to pay money

nonperformance of something distasteful (as by deceit or trickery) that you are supposed to do

the act of physically escaping from something (an opponent or a pursuer or an unpleasant situation) by some adroit maneuver

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A moment later he turned about and with a smile said: "I beg your pardon; I had no thought of evasion. I considered the dictionary man's unconscious testimony suggestive and worth something in the discussion.
'I scorn your shifty evasions, and I scorn you,' said the schoolmaster.
Sometimes Miss M'Glashan made a freezing sojourn in the parlour; and then the task seemed unaccountably more difficult; but to Esther, who was all eyes and ears, her face alight with interest, his stream of language flowed without break or stumble, and his mind was ever fertile in ingenious evasions and -
The natives, adopting a system of denials and evasions, refused to take them to the unlucky place.
monsieur," replied Cropole, ashamed of the sudden inferiority which the unknown reflected upon him by this noble and disinterested confidence, as well as by the unalterable patience opposed to so many suspicions and evasions. "Oh, monsieur, I hope people are not so dishonest at Blois as you seem to think, and that the diamond, being worth what you say "
Going by the fact that tax evasion dates from past years, holders of office at the Kenya Revenue Authority during that time should be grilled.
Police were Wednesday evening looking for the owners of Keroche Breweries after the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mr Noordin Haji, ordered their arrest on claims of tax evasion amounting to more than Sh14 billion by the beer company.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-August 7, 2019--Dutch central bank calls on banks to check clients for tax evasion
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The crimes varied from bribery and administrative corruption to illegal currency trade, money laundering and tariff evasion. The lawsuits include 25 illegal currency trade and smuggling cases worth LE67 million and 3 million of foreign currencies, particularly dollars and euros.
The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to examine the powers of tax authorities to arrest an individual for Goods and Services Tax (GST) evasion. A vacation bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose issued notice to the Centre and sought its reply on a batch of pleas challenging the provision of arrest under the CGST Act.
Islamabad -- Orient Power Company involved in tax evasion of Rs190m, despite repeated notices of FBR nothing paid was revealed in FBR documents.
Justice Adedayo Akintoye of a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Monday, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of a former Super Eagles captain, Augustine Okocha, aka Jay Jay Okocha, over alleged tax evasion.
ISLAMABAD -- The FBR's Directorate General of Intelligence and Investigation (DG I and I) has detected 6,186 cases involving sales tax evasion amounting to Rs14.5 billion in the past two months, Dawn has learnt from official sources.