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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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.
But the tax collector stood off at a distance and would not even raise his eyes to heaven but beat his breast and prayed, 'O God, be merciful to me a sinner.
A CARDIFF woman who worked as a tax collector in Florida has died at the age of 88.
WORCESTER -- The lawyer representing former Barre Tax Collector Marcia Langelier on charges of stealing more than $300,000 in tax revenues wants the state Appeals Court to decide whether a law prohibiting the falsification of corporate ledgers can be applied to municipal officials or employees.
As the discussion focused on tax issues, Jean-Francois Thomas, CEO of Orange Jordan, quipped: "I have two jobs; telecom operator and tax collector.
In the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Luke 18:9), the Pharisee thanks God that he's not as bad as some people; the tax collector humbly says, "God, have mercy on me, a sinner".
At one time tradition held that the tax collector called Matthew (Matthew 9:9), the tax collector called Levi (Mark 2:14, Luke 5:27-29), and the author of the gospel of Matthew were all the same person.
IF THE TAX COLLECTOR WAS NOT VIEWED QUITE AS TRAITOROUS as an American joining the Taliban today, at least he was as morally reprehensible as the swindler who makes a buck at the expense of Katrina victims.
2) The tax collector must search the county's official real estate records to identify legal title holders of record, mortgagees, and other persons who are entitled to receive notice that their property is about to be sold for unpaid taxes.
The country's chief tax collector admits that Vietnamese workers in foreign branch plants still routinely underreport income, crediting "rising awareness of tax obligations prompted by WTO accession" for the record payment.
Saladino has a law degree from New York University and has served as the county's treasurer and tax collector since 1998, overseeing a department with 554 employees and a $64 million annual budget.