(also tax inspector)
(In the UK) an official responsible for assessing and collecting income tax and some other taxes.
- The inspector of taxes may assess the profits from his trade of house-improving.
- He later spent ten years as an inspector of taxes in the Revenue Commissioners.
- A tax inspector is entitled to inspect records relating to the payment of fees or other financial transactions of the taxpayers to determine whether a person owes tax.
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