taxpayer - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “taxpayer”

See all translations

taxpayer

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtæksˌpeɪər/ TAX, ECONOMICS
someone who pays taxes: By 2030 each program is expected to cost taxpayers about 6% of GDP. This is a waste of time and taxpayers' money.high-rate/basic-rate taxpayer At present high-rate tax payers pay a huge tax on their pensions. We give our assurance that no taxpayer dollars will be used for this project.
the taxpayer a way of referring to all the people in a country who pay tax: This project has already cost the taxpayer millions of dollars.
Translations of “taxpayer”
in Korean 납세자…
in Arabic دافِع الضرائب…
in Portuguese contribuinte…
in Catalan contribuent…
in Japanese 納税者…
in Italian contribuente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 納稅人…
in Russian налогоплательщик…
in Turkish vergi mükellefi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纳税人…
in Polish podatnik…
(Definition of taxpayer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of taxpayer?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “taxpayer” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

Morse code

a system used for sending messages, in which letters and numbers are represented by short and long marks, sounds, or flashes of light

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

e-juice noun

April 27, 2015
the liquid content in an e-cigarette, which includes nicotine and may be flavoured in various ways Cannabidiol oil that comes from industrial hemp plants, which is what is infused into our e-juice, is 100 per cent legal.

Read More