tax collector

tax collector
tax collector UK US noun [C] GOVERNMENT, TAX
someone whose job is to collect taxes for the government. The term is often used to refer to the tax authorities: »

The company spent a lot of energy trying to outrun the tax collector.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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