tax collector

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Noun1.tax collector - someone who collects taxes for the governmenttax collector - someone who collects taxes for the government
administrative official, bureaucrat - an official of a bureaucracy
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verottaja
poreznik
skattheimtumaður
belastinginner

tax collector

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References in classic literature ?
The money he took from the King's tax gatherers he returned to the miserable peasants of the district, and once when Henry III sent a little expedition against him he surrounded and captured the entire force, and, stripping them, gave their clothing to the poor, and escorted them naked back to the very gates of London.
There was oppressionfor those who were not the friends of Caesar: the tax gatherer to take the grain from the fields and the flax from the spindle to feed the legions or to fill the treasury from which Caesar gave largesse to the people.
In "The Tax Gatherer," Bastiat describes a conversation between a vinedresser named Jacques Bonhomme (the French version of "Joe Sixpack") and Monsieur LaSouche, the tax collector.
Matthew was a tax gatherer for the Roman occupying power and as such was hated by his fellow countrymen, for being a civil servant for their conquerors.
He said: "We don't think that the DVLA should just be seen as a tax gatherer.