Account Holder

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Definition: Account Holder


Account Holder


Full Definition of Account Holder


The account holder is the person whose name is on the account usually as verified by Social Security number.

In the case of a bank account, an investment account, a savings account, etc. the account holder is responsible for paying income taxes on interest paid or other profits. In the case of a credit account such as a credit card, or a store account, the account holder is responsible for paying the bill.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Account Holder are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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