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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poreznik
skattheimtumaður
belastinginner

tax collector

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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
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.
Taken with this backdrop in mind, the physical position of our tax collector is key.
The Pharisee is absorbed by his own righteousness, while the tax collector is keenly aware of his failures.
It stretches the notion of hypocrisy to the breaking point to discover the chief tax collector in the land is not paying taxes.
We have to change the culture (of evasion) and our allies are the children," says head tax collector Alberto Abad.
Only when he was able to win one of the four positions as tax collector for the town of Boston in 1756 did Sam finally have a regular source of income to support his wife Elizabeth, a Congregationalist minister's daughter he married in 1749, and their children.
Matthew was one of the original twelve, called from his employment as a tax collector to follow Jesus.
It's a wonderful experience to watch the eyes of our clients light up when we explain how they can keep control of different types of assets, yet still legally escape the tax collector.
Wood, Orange County Tax Collector, as a client for RealTaxLien and RealTDA products.
This project will migrate Tax Collector and Auditor-Controller operations from the mainframe to a new hardware and software system.
The elected tax collector who actually owns the data has no legislative or statutory responsibility to provide it for the real estate closing.