Tax collector

person who collects taxes

A tax collector or a taxman is a person who collects taxes.

A tax collector at work – from an illustration by Henry Holiday in Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark (1876).

Quotes edit

  • There is one difference between a tax collector and a taxidermist — the taxidermist leaves the hide.
    • Mortimer Caplin, American bureaucrat, Director of the IRS. Time magazine, (Feb. 1, 1963)
  • If you drive a car, I'll tax the street,
    If you try to sit, I'll tax your seat,
    If you get too cold, I'll tax the heat,
    If you take a walk, I'll tax your feet.
    ‘Cos I'm the Taxman,
    Yeah, I'm the Taxman.

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