Share this entry
VATman Line breaks: VAT¦man
Pronunciation: /ˈvatman/

Definition of VATman in English:

noun (plural VATmen)

British informal
A customs and excise officer who deals with VAT.
Example sentences
  • This 3 years can also work in reverse, i.e. after 3 years the VATman can't overturn any error or claim made.
  • Debenhams appealed again and won at the High Court, so the VATman appealed to the Court of Appeal and this time he has won.
  • The Franch have an international VAT office in Paris, who are helpful, and not nearly so ‘patriotic’ as the local VATmen.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources