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COLLECTOR, officer. One appointed to receive taxes or other impositions; as collector of taxes; collector of militia fines, &c. A collector is also a person appointed by a private person to collect the credits due him. Metc. & Perk. Dig. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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She explained that the department collected Rs621 billion in the head of income tax, which was lower by Rs8.7 billion when compared to the first seven months of the last fiscal.
'It was noted that the amount collected was net of the vendors' fee of 4.5percent.
'Meanwhile, in other cities, we just collected garbage outside since they were the ones who gathered trash inside their cemeteries,' he added.
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Don't forget, the more tokens collected, the bigger the slice of cash.
Provincial tax revenue was estimated to be Rs 49, 667 million but only Rs 36,841 million were collected. Rs 8,837 million in indirect taxes were collected against estimates of Rs 28,850 million and Rs 14,070 million in direct taxes were collected against the target of Rs 17,090 million.
Meanwhile, blue boxes of recycled paper, cardboard, glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles, cans and tins, aerosols, household batteries and clean foil will be collected weekly.
Still, by the time they come to collect it, it will have rotted down a bit and I can put a bit more in.
In the past, the provider had to collect the rectal specimens [so] the test wouldn't be done.
They were provided with a collection kit and oral and written in structions on how to collect the sample.