noun (plural VATmen)British informal
A customs and excise officer who deals with VAT.
- 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.
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