Meaning of “Customs and Excise” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “Customs and Excise” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Customs and Excisenoun

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the previous name for the British government’s customs department, responsible for collecting taxes on goods brought into the country. It was combined with the Inland Revenue in 2005 to become part of HM Revenue & Customs.

(Definition of “Customs and Excise” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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