tax fraud
A willful act done with the intent to cheat in the assessment or payment of any tax liability. Examples include keeping two sets of books or using a false Social Secutiry number.
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Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Tax & Deductions
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes → Tax Audits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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