Definition of VATman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvatman/

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.

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