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taxpayer

[taks-pey-er] /ˈtæksˌpeɪ ər/
noun
1.
a person who pays a tax or is subject to taxation.
2.
a temporary building that yields rent sufficient only to pay the taxes on the property on which it stands.
Origin of taxpayer
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; tax + payer
Related forms
taxpaying, noun
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taxpayer

/ˈtæksˌpeɪə/
noun
1.
a person or organization that pays taxes or is liable to taxation
Derived Forms
taxpaying, adjective
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Word Origin and History for taxpayer
n.

1816, from tax (n.) + payer.

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