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Tax avoidance and tax evasion: Quiz


Question 1: This article is part of the series:
________ and Taxation
DebtFinanceFinancial marketBond (finance)

Question 2: The Internal Revenue Service and the ________ have recently teamed up to crack down on abusive tax shelters.
United States CabinetUnited States Department of JusticeFederal Bureau of InvestigationUnited States federal executive departments

Question 3: Soviet spy ________, who had earned more than $2 million cash for his espionage, was also charged with tax evasion as none of the Soviet money was reported on his tax returns.
Alger HissAldrich AmesRobert HanssenEdward Lee Howard

Question 4: In the UK case of Cheney v. Conn,[28] an individual objected to paying tax that, in part, would be used to procure nuclear arms in unlawful contravention, he contended, of the ________.
Human rightsGeneva ConventionsInternational humanitarian lawUniversal jurisdiction

Question 5: [16] The same company Cotecna was implicated for bribing Pakistan's prime minister ________ for securing contract for importation by Pakistani importers.
Pervez MusharrafNawaz SharifZulfikar Ali BhuttoBenazir Bhutto

Question 6: Suspected lawbreakers, most famously ________, have therefore been successfully prosecuted for tax evasion when there was insufficient evidence to try them for their non-tax related crimes.
Chicago OutfitFrank NittiAl CaponeAmerican Mafia

Question 7: During the latter half of the twentieth century, value added tax (VAT) has emerged as a modern form of consumption tax through the world, with the notable exception of the ________.
United StatesCanadaPhilippinesAlaska

Question 8: Tax avoidance is the legal utilization of the ________ regime to one's own advantage, to reduce the amount of tax that is payable by means that are within the law.
Income taxExciseTax havenTax

Question 9: ________ uses both a VAT at the federal level (the Goods and Services Tax) and sales taxes at the provincial level; some provinces have a single tax combining both forms.
United KingdomBarbadosCanadaUnited States

Question 10: Those who attempt to report illegal income as coming from a legitimate source could be charged with ________.
ClearstreamMoney launderingBank secrecyOffshore bank


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