from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that is responsible for the collection of federal, state, or local taxes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A generic, usually derogatory term for a tax collector.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A collector of taxes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who collects taxes for the government
This tells me that the taxman is too involved in health plans.
Maybe I am being crude even to entertain this thought, but I can't help suspecting that Cantwell objects to "price gouging" — unless the taxman is doing the gouging.
They don't put all that investment and time and trouble into tax avoidance, so the tax base enlarges because the money that was previously denied to the taxman is taxed at 20 per cent.
"You mean lying about your qualifications to impress clients is one thing, lying to the taxman is another?" asked Squires.
What must be of concern to the taxman is the way that those who claim non-dom status can effectively trump tax policy - and the clampdown in the Budget on anti-avoidance shows the issue is on the government's agenda.
Dave Hartnett was once described as the taxman's gamekeeper, but he may be viewed more as a poacher by tax havens trying to keep account holders 'details out of his range.
For many Canadians, paying the taxman is their single biggest expense.
Trouble with the taxman was a more serious matter than Chris let on to his family.
Kindly make this argument to your colleague the communist Bright who seems to think that working for the taxman is a noble obligation.
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