Inland Revenue

Inland Revenue
a board of the British government that administers and collects major direct taxes
Syn: ↑IR

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inland revenue noun
1. Internal revenue, derived from direct taxes such as income tax and stamp duty
2. (with caps) the government department responsible for collecting such taxes
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Main Entry:inland

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Inland Revenue,
British. internal revenue.

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the Inland Revenue
: the department of the British government that is responsible for collecting taxes — compare


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the ˌInland ˈRevenue [Inland Revenue] noun singular
the government department in Britain that was responsible for collecting taxes until 2005 when it was replaced by ↑HM Revenue and Customs

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