Customs and Excise

Definitions

Accounting

  • 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.

Law

  • noun a former government department which dealt with VAT and import taxes, now part of HM Revenue and Customs

Politics

  • 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.

Travel

  • 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
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