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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…
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