scheme for

scheme for (something)

To form or contrive a secret or devious plan or conspiracy in order to obtain, achieve, or accomplish something. We spent the afternoon scheming for a way to get into the elite Hollywood party so we could meet some celebrities. I heard that he's been scheming for a new computer that he could charge to the company accounts.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

scheme for something

to plot and plan for something, perhaps using deception. She is scheming for a raise. Ted is always scheming for a way to miss work.
See also: for, scheme
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The scheme for whitening the black money, through declaration of undisclosed expenditures, sales and assets: including foreign assets: at nominal tax rates, has so far failed to generate desired results, the officials said.
Otherwise, the government will have no option but to offer the scheme for a limited time until June 30.
The government is going to offer the scheme for Benami assets, foreign liquid assets to be repatriated to Pakistan, credit entries into own bank accounts, credit entries into Benami bank accounts and all types of other assets.
On April 8, 2018, then-president Mamnoon Hussain promulgated four ordinances to affect a one-time amnesty scheme for 'legalizing' undeclared assets at home and abroad, a reduction in income tax rates, issuance of dollar-denominated bonds and restricting cash transactions in non-filer accounts.
Royal Mail is set to become the first body in the UK to adopt a CDC scheme for all of its 140,000 employees following its compromise agreement with the workers' union.
In a response to a question in parliament on Tuesday Mr Kgathi added that the housing and salary advance schemes which were also introduced through the same directive were available to BDF ranks from entry levels up to D4 grade; among those he cited SHHA advance schemes for employees up to D4 grade as well as the salary advance scheme for employees up to D4 grade.
ISLAMABAD -- The business community have demanded of the government to extend the Tax Amnesty Scheme for one month to ensure that maximum numbers of people specially those belonging to business community benefit from the scheme.
Highlighting the schemes, she said that SBP has offered 9 financing schemes for SMEs that include Refinance Facility for Modernization of SMEs, Financing Facility for Storage of Agriculture Produce, Financing Scheme for Renewable Energy, Long Term Financing Facility (LTFF), Islamic Long Term Financing Facility (I-LTFF), Refinance Scheme for Working Capital Financing of Small Enterprises and Low-End Medium Enterprises, Export Finance Scheme, Credit Guarantee Scheme (CGS) for Small and Rural Enterprises and Prime Minister Youth Business Loan Scheme.
I recommend you consult a chartered financial planner who can help you choose the best scheme for you.
The NPSS will effectively be a one-size-fits-all scheme for all employees who qualify (which is the vast majority).
Since we use this slip and pull-blocking scheme for other plays, the learning scheme fits naturally with our offense and takes little practice time.
The switch fabric must embody a scheme for seamlessly connecting ports of increasing rates; from 1G FC ports, 2G to 10G and so on.
The objectives of the pilot were to increase understanding and knowledge of mentoring as a tool for CPD; to investigate existing mentoring schemes and their applicability for HeLIN; to develop a pilot mentoring scheme for HeLIN incorporating a program for accreditation of mentors; and to evaluate the scheme and disseminate the results.
But another cabinet member on condition of anonymity told Dawn that there was also another camp in the cabinet which had opposed the need for any kind of tax amnesty scheme for the whitening of black money.