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taxpayer Syllabification: tax·pay·er
Pronunciation: /ˈtaksˌpāər/

Definition of taxpayer in English:


A person who pays taxes.
Example sentences
  • Tax experts say this is one of the biggest money savers of which taxpayers are ignorant.
  • It is a sample taken from one state agency to remind taxpayers how their money is spent.
  • We do not believe that the taxpayer should bear the cost of benefits accruing to a few in society.


Example sentences
  • During the period immediately following the Revolution, some states replaced property qualifications with taxpaying requirements.
  • I am not a journalist, I'm just a tax-paying citizen.
  • In Northfield, the city is in the awkward position of suing its own taxpaying citizens.
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