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Definition of "taxman" [taxman]

  • One that is responsible for the collection of federal, state, or local taxes. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "taxman" in a sentence
  • "This tells me that the taxman is too involved in health plans."
  • "Maybe I am being crude even to entertain this thought, but I can't help suspecting that Cantwell objects to "price gouging" — unless the taxman is doing the gouging."
  • "They don't put all that investment and time and trouble into tax avoidance, so the tax base enlarges because the money that was previously denied to the taxman is taxed at 20 per cent."