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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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taxpayertax‧pay‧er /ˈtæksˌpeɪə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  PETa person that pays tax The proposal could cost the taxpayer (=all ordinary people who pay tax) another £18m a year.
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taxpayerAnd for this sort of performance, local taxpayers shell out roughly $ 360,000 a year.This defence project is simply a waste of taxpayers' money.Unemployment is up, and the poor old taxpayer has to foot the bill, as usual.The majority of clients, it has to be said, were basic-rate taxpayers, educated perhaps, but too trusting.Are you a higher rate taxpayer, or do you pay the basic rate?Higher rate taxpayers must claim back an additional Pounds 18 relief on their tax return.I think these bureaucrats have a jolly good time at the taxpayer's expense.Bonus payments to top officials cost the taxpayer millions of pounds each year.The Ministry says it has a duty to buy from overseas if that provides the best value for money for the taxpayer.About half the homeowner subsidy goes to taxpayers with incomes higher than $ 100,000.It was Augustine who got the Clinton administration to use taxpayer money to subsidize a series of defense industry mergers.
From Longman Business Dictionarytaxpayertax‧pay‧er /ˈtæksˌpeɪə-ər/ noun [countable]TAX a person or organization that pays taxesThe takeover was estimated to have cost taxpayers $1.5 billion.higher-rate tax payerstaxpaying adjective [only before a noun]There was a lot of anger on the part of the taxpaying public.
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