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Taxpayer

A person who pays taxes. In the United States, nearly everyone is a taxpayer at some level because almost everyone pays FICA taxes, sales taxes and other taxes. Colloquially, however, the word refers to persons who pay income and capital gains taxes. The word is sometimes used in a political context to make both conservative and liberal arguments.
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Given the state and federal budget imbalances, WBA President/CEO Kurt Bauer said it doesn't make sense to give a tax-exempt industry more advantages at the expense of taxpaying ones.
The current income tax regime, while providing modest allowances for certain consumption expenditures, including those on education, owner-occupied housing, and dependents, does not make a significant effort to conform the typical taxpaying unit's stream of consumption expenditures to its stream of after-tax income.
Not mentioned is the central fact that the IMF will get money from taxpaying American "plumbers and carpenters" and give it to Argentina, which will use it to buy U.
We also believe that, in setting its mission, the IRS must focus on two distinct audiences: the organization's own workforce and the taxpaying public.
Human nature being what it is, one can well imagine the taxpaying spankees voting for the Social Security-collecting car owners and vice versa.
Certainly, taxpaying citizens have a right to expect federal procurement to be free of mismanagement and abuse.
As one Washington-watcher recently noted, Washington more-or-less got a free ride from the taxpaying public during the Cold War, because the public realized the need for a large and powerful government to wage this life-and-death battle.
This new minority is the American taxpaying citizen.
It seems that would have been more beneficial to the taxpaying public.
It does not come out of a big red jam pot but out of the hard-earned wages of the taxpaying people of all political bents.
CONGRATULATIONS for your excellent campaign which resulted in Coventry City Council being shamed into giving Wallace and Lillian the services which they deserve, indeed those services which they have paid for during their long working, taxpaying lives.
Not only do they and their directors not pay UK tax, but they must derive an unfair advantage in being able to quote lower prices, compared to UK taxpaying businesses.