taxpayer Definition

  • 1a person who is subject to pay taxes
  • 2a person who pays taxes, especially a person who pays income tax

Using taxpayer: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "taxpayer" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The government has a responsibility to use taxpayers' money wisely.

  • Example

    As a taxpayer, you have the right to know how your money is being spent.

  • Example

    The new tax laws will affect millions of taxpayers across the country.

taxpayer Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with taxpayer

  • a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to individuals and businesses for tax purposes


    You need to provide your taxpayer identification number when filing your tax return.

  • an independent organization within the IRS that helps taxpayers resolve problems with the agency


    If you're having trouble with the IRS, you can contact the taxpayer advocate for assistance.

  • a list of 10 rights that taxpayers have when dealing with the IRS, including the right to privacy, the right to appeal decisions, and the right to quality service


    The taxpayer bill of rights ensures that taxpayers are treated fairly and respectfully by the IRS.


Summary: taxpayer in Brief

'Taxpayer' [taks-pey-er] refers to a person who is subject to pay taxes or pays taxes, particularly income tax. It is a term used to describe citizens who contribute to the government's revenue. Phrases like 'taxpayer identification number,' 'taxpayer advocate,' and 'taxpayer bill of rights' are used in tax-related contexts.

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