Definition of inspector of taxes in English:

inspector of taxes

Line breaks: in|spect¦or of taxes
(also tax inspector)

noun

(In the UK) an official responsible for assessing and collecting income tax and some other taxes.
More example sentences
  • 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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