excise licence

excise licence
excise licence UK US noun [C] UK TAX, LAW
a document showing that excise (= tax) has been paid on something: »

Dealers in game must have a council licence and an excise licence.

(also vehicle excise licence) a document showing that tax has been paid on a vehicle: »

You may be stopped for careless driving, having a noisy exhaust, or not displaying an excise licence.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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