Demonstrators protested that the tax bill favored the well-to-do.
An example of well to do is how you would describe Bill Gates or anyone else with lots of money.
Some philosophers aver that the well-to-do should be taxed at a higher rate than poorer people.
Origin of well-to-do
- From the phrase well to do in the world well prosperous, affluent to for do doing
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition