Meaning of “excise licence” in the English Dictionary

"excise licence" in Business English

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excise licencenoun [ C ]

uk us UK TAX, LAW

a document showing that excise (= tax) has been paid on something:

Dealers in game must have a council licence and an excise licence.

also vehicle excise licence a document showing that tax has been paid on a vehicle:

You may be stopped for careless driving, having a noisy exhaust, or not displaying an excise licence.

(Definition of “excise licence” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)