Customs and Excise
- noun a former UK government department which organised the collection of taxes on imports and also collected VAT. It merged with the Inland Revenue to form HM revenue & customs in 2005.
- noun a former government department which dealt with VAT and import taxes, now part of HM Revenue and Customs
- noun the government department which deals with VAT, with taxes on goods brought into the country, and taxes on products such as alcohol produced in the country.
- noun a government department which deals with taxes on imports, with taxes on products such as alcohol produced in the country, and also with Value Added Tax