One that pays taxes or is subject to taxation.(noun)
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Use "taxpayer" in a sentence
"But while Article 201 and the corresponding SPC Interpretation only uses the term "taxpayer," Article 211 of the Criminal Law clarifies liability when the taxpayer is a corporation or business unit: "Units committing offenses under Articles 201, 203, 204, 207, 208, and 209 of this section shall be punished with fines, with personnel directly in charge and other directly responsible personnel being punished according to these articles, respectively.""
"Everybody pays tax and the frequency of the use of the term taxpayer is further proof (if it was needed) that most people in the media and positions of power think of Ireland as an economy first and a society later."
"Because, in addition to books, film, media, digital downloads, internet access, etc, that he can access for free, the taxpayer is also paying the salaries of well-educated and experienced staff."