It’s something they call “Steuerzahler” here.
That means taxpayer.
It’s a crazy new German concept the rest of the world ought to look into, I guess: The ever-expanding state taking on ever-expanding functions it finances by extorting a population ever-willing to pay up.
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“Overall, we have found an acceptable compromise on the distribution of financial responsibility.”