First you wrap a layer or two of blanket around your body, for a sort of cushion and to keep off the cold iron; then you put on your sleeves and shirt of chain mail -- these are made of small steel links woven together, and they form a fabric so flexible that if you toss your shirt onto the floor, it slumps into a pile like a peck of wet fish-net; it is very heavy and is nearly the uncomfortablest material in the world for a night shirt, yet plenty used it for that -- tax collectors
, and reformers, and one-horse kings with a defective title, and those sorts of people; then you put on your shoes -- flat-boats roofed over with interleaving bands of steel -- and screw your clumsy spurs into the heels.
After being first a notary's clerk, then in business, then in the customs, and a tax collector
, and having even applied for a position in the administration of woods and forests, he had at last, when he was thirty-six years old, by a divine inspiration, found his vocation: registrature
June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Handling refunds and errors caused by dated information is one of the most expensive processes in a tax collectors
The Budget 2014-15 had also proposed to minimize interaction between taxpayers and tax collectors
by collecting tax from retailers through electricity bills.
The Kyrgyz government intends to dismiss tax collectors
in case tax collection plan is not met.
JERUSALEM, March 28, 2012 (WAFA) ' Israeli tax collectors
backed by a large police force raided shops in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan Wednesday and seized goods from several stores on the pretext the owners did not pay their taxes, according to a local activist.
Pharisees gave alms, so maybe were better than average; tax collectors
worked for the Ros mans and ran something rather like a protection racket).
He said that in some cases the tax collectors
need powers to nab tax evaders and they need a free hand in this regard.
March 10, 2011 (Yambio) -- United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has donated US$300,000 for the training of Western Equatoria state (WES) tax collectors
, bolstering the state's efforts to foster development.
In it Shehata alleges that Abu Eita, president of the Union of Real Estate Tax Authority Employees (URETAE) is "claiming to have established an independent union of real estate tax collectors
while the legitimate trade union defending real estate tax collectors
' interests is the General Union of Bank, Insurance and Finance Employees.
Truly I tell you, the tax collectors
and the prostitutes are going into the kingdom of God ahead of you" (Matthew 21:31).
When we think of biblical tax collectors
, of course, we have to banish the thought of the IRS.