Taxpayer definition

tăkspāər
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One that pays taxes or is subject to taxation.
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Any person who pays taxes or is subject to taxation.
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The one who bears the tax liability for any particular transaction. Even though a partnership may receive income, each individual partner is liable for the taxes on that income.
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A person who is subject to, liable for, or pays tax as opposed to a nontaxpayer who is neither the subject nor the object of revenue laws.
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All of the people, collectively, in a population who pay tax (especially used in the context of the government financing something using the tax revenue)

The bank was bailed out by the taxpayer.

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Noun

Singular:
taxpayer
Plural:
taxpayers

Origin of taxpayer