Definition of taxpayer in English:



  • A person who pays taxes.

    ‘a basic rate taxpayer’
    ‘a waste of taxpayers' money’
    ‘the trial cost the taxpayer more than £7,000’
    • ‘Traffic calming measures across the centre of Devizes, what a waste of taxpayers ' money!’
    • ‘All the remaining costs arising from sexual abuse cases will fall on the taxpayer.’
    • ‘At the very least, this flaw wastes huge sums of taxpayers ' money and police officers' time.’
    • ‘This way you can save the charity tax, and higher rate taxpayers can even cut their own personal tax bills.’
    • ‘Were it not for taxes, the taxpayer would have spent his money on his own consumption.’
    • ‘Who voted for these measures, for which the taxpayer has been forced to foot the bill?’
    • ‘A special dividend would have meant higher rate taxpayers would have had to pay additional tax.’
    • ‘It is a pointless plan and a waste of the taxpayers ' money in a time of government cutbacks.’
    • ‘We do not believe that the taxpayer should bear the cost of benefits accruing to a few in society.’
    • ‘That is why taxpayers ' money is not being spent on an eradication attempt at this time.’
    • ‘Should this benefit be conferred on the few at the cost of the taxpayer at large?’
    • ‘Instead, he wants to use taxpayers money to help the losers, and there will be many.’
    • ‘Since the ratepayer is also a taxpayer, much of that grant will have come out of his own income tax.’
    • ‘How do the citizens and taxpayers of Utah benefit from your proposed legislation?’
    • ‘The message exhorted is that we should spend a lot of taxpayers ' money on it despite a lack of evidence of benefit.’
    • ‘Is it ethical to waste the time of patients and staff and taxpayers ' money?’
    • ‘Tax experts say this is one of the biggest money savers of which taxpayers are ignorant.’
    • ‘His spokesman added that the move would not cost taxpayers any extra money.’
    • ‘If you're a higher-rate taxpayer, you get income tax relief on your dividends too.’
    • ‘It is a sample taken from one state agency to remind taxpayers how their money is spent.’