tax·pay·er n: a person (as an individual or corporation) that pays or is liable for a taxtax·pay·ing adj
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
n.A person or business that pays taxes; the person or entity subject to taxes on a particular transaction.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
n. The one who bears the tax liability for any particular transaction. Even though a partnership may receive income, each individual partner is liable for the taxes on that income.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
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