Definition of misdeclaration in English:

misdeclaration

noun

  • An incorrect declaration, especially in an official context.

    ‘the misdeclaration penalty is directed at the trader whose VAT return contains significant inaccuracies’
    count noun ‘interest charged on misdeclarations’
    • ‘The Government has lashed out at trade and industry for adopting faulty accounting practices and indulging in misdeclarations to hoodwink the tax authorities.’
    • ‘The department stumbled upon information pointing to such possibilities while probing into a case of misdeclaration of scrap import cargo.’
    • ‘A penalty of 15% is charged for serious or persistent misdeclarations.’
    • ‘Besides undervaluing their goods, technical smugglers resort to misdeclaration and misclassification of the products they bring in.’
    • ‘The director said the authorities would continue to enforce rules on the origin and misdeclaration of goods.’
    • ‘All evidence of misdescription or misdeclaration of commodities tendered shall be referred to the appropriate regulatory agencies for review.’
    • ‘Getting banned materials to Iraq, investigators say, required a complex scheme involving customs misdeclarations and the diversion of shipments through other Middle Eastern countries.’
    • ‘Participants recommended that the misdeclaration be considered as a criterion for secured storage only if the misdeclared information is material.’
    • ‘Please notify this office of any instance of misdeclaration or substitution discovered during accomplishment of the seizure.’
    • ‘Even in the Appeal the charge of misdeclaration was sustained.’
    • ‘It focuses on technical smuggling-which involves the misdeclaration, undervaluation, misclassification of goods, and other kinds of importation fraud.’
    • ‘It is the Pakistan Election Commission that can take cognizance of a misdeclaration if it has been committed, he said.’
    • ‘Cases of such misdeclarations and misstatement by the medical teachers have been placed for consideration.’
    • ‘A few others were not resorting to misdeclaration per se, but were importing non-edible grade oils and then processing it further for human consumption.’
    • ‘The consignment was sized not only for misdeclaration but also for import without a valid licence.’
    • ‘He was of the view that the major problem confronting the customs was under-valuation and misdeclaration.’
    • ‘Due to the possibility of misdeclarations, it is necessary to validate a selected number of declarations by audit to confirm compliance.’
    • ‘At the same time, rogue elements have attempted to rob the economy of our region of legitimate revenue through misdeclarations to Customs and Excise.’
    • ‘This penalty can be applied by Customs where there is a history of misdeclarations being made by the business.’
    • ‘The commissioner noted that the team in their operations would examine cases of concealment, total misdeclaration, and misrepresentation, under valuation, blank and falsified invoices, false acquittals and transit among others.’

Pronunciation

misdeclaration

/ˌmɪsdɛkləˈreɪʃ(ə)n/