taxpayer

Definitions

  • the Levying of The Tax: The Taxpayer in The Scribe's Office
    the Levying of The Tax: The Taxpayer in The Scribe's Office
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n taxpayer someone who pays taxes
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Levying the Tax: The Taxpayer in The Hands of The Exactors Levying the Tax: The Taxpayer in The Hands of The Exactors

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The United States Treasury Department maintains a fund known as "The Conscience Fund," which accepts money sent in anonymously by taxpayers who think they've cheated the government. The money is used for miscellaneous expenses.
    • n Taxpayer One who is assessed and pays a tax.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Lawsuits filed by California inmates cost the taxpayers more than $25 million in 1994.
    • n taxpayer One who is assessed and pays a tax or taxes.
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Quotations

  • Ronald Reagan
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    “The taxpayer; that's someone who works for the federal government, but doesn't have to take a civil service examination.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Of all our natural resources, the first one to be exhausted may be the taxpayer.”
  • H. V. Wade
    H. V. Wade
    “Youth today must be strong, unafraid, and a better taxpayer than its father.”

Usage

In literature:

The taxpayers would have to foot the bill, not yourself.
"The White Desert" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
These accumulations of tax-exempt billions place a heavier burden on taxpayers.
"The Invisible Government" by Dan Smoot
The taxpayer is naturally upset.
"On the Heels of De Wet" by The Intelligence Officer
He was also a property owner and a taxpayer.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917" by Various
During several decades the franchise, based upon taxpaying qualifications, was narrowly restricted.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
Mr. Jarvis had central and was callin' up Primrose Park before I gets through, and inside of an hour I'm a taxpayer.
"Shorty McCabe" by Sewell Ford
They must leave the full burden upon their country, to be dealt with in due time by the individual taxpayer!
"Problems of Expansion" by Whitelaw Reid
He called a meeting of conservative leaders in a Taxpayers' Convention at Columbia.
"The Clansman" by Thomas Dixon
The whole sea was his taxpayer.
"The Corsair King" by Mór Jókai
She is a native, free-born citizen, a property-holder, taxpayer, loyal and patriotic.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
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In news:

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (the great people behind Prop.
Just a few days ago millions of Americans from across this great country joined together to participate in taxpayer tea parties.
Lawmaker demands hearing following report of lavish conference footed by taxpayers.
Taxpayer-supported meeting in Africa was good for Orlando.
Taxpayers did not pick up the tab for any travel by Alabama legislators during the summer convention season, a change from recent years that reflects the state's ongoing budget troubles.
Taxpayers in Wisconsin are on the hook for up to $165,000 for modifying a Waukesha County roundabout less than a year after it was initially constructed.
Taxpayers to Fork Out $2.5 Million for Single Census Ad During Super Bowl.
A wealth of free services available to taxpayers.
He said it should be made easy for taxpayers to meet with tax officials to work out problems.
The state's recall elections cost Wisconsin taxpayers $13.5 million.
Did sloppy legal work cost taxpayers millions.
A Wall Street Gimmick That Soaks Taxpayers.
It's good fortune for US taxpayers.
Here's why that shiny new government building doesn't really help taxpayers.
I didn't ask for any deposit insurance that the taxpayer is going to back up.
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In science:

It’s easy to forget the mental hurdles that challenged us along the way. I began formal study in astronomy about ten years ago, and at every step along the way my education has been subsidized by taxpayers.
Computational Asteroseismology
How can astronomers justify the support they receive from taxpayers? What benefit does society derive from astronomical research? What is the rate of return on their investment? These questions are difficult, but not impossible, to answer.
Computational Asteroseismology
As a result, much of the basic research funded by the public often sounds ridiculous to many taxpayers.
Computational Asteroseismology
I contend that the money taxpayers contribute to scientific research in some sense obligates the researchers to make their work accessible to the public.
Computational Asteroseismology
We all owe a debt of gratitude to the many people who contributed to Chandra’s success including the US taxpayers, who, through their Government, have had the courage and insight to foster such impor tant research.
The Making of the Chandra X-ray Observatory: the Project Scientist's Perspective
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