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ratepayer in Tax topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishratepayerrate‧pay‧er /ˈreɪtpeɪə $ -ər/ noun [countable] British English  PETPGCsomeone who pays taxes that are used to provide local services
Examples from the Corpus
ratepayerIt sailed out of the horizontally opening window and fell on the bowler hat of a ratepayer on the street underneath.If local landfills filled faster than expected, local ratepayers would be forced to build a new one, he said.Any new ratepayer has six months to appeal from the date he or she became responsible for rates.How one balances the interests of property, in the guise of ratepayers, and other interests is a classic political choice.Usually it is up to the ratepayers in the area to pay for the clean-up afterwards.They are highly perceptible to ratepayers and they promote accountability.They were partially successful in 1907, when unmarried women ratepayers were allowed to stand as candidates.