Internal Revenue Service

noun
the bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections
Syn: ↑IRS
Hypernyms: ↑agency, ↑federal agency, ↑government agency, ↑bureau, ↑office, ↑authority

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the division of the U.S. Department of the Treasury that collects internal revenue, including income taxes and excise taxes, and that enforces revenue laws. Formerly, Bureau of Internal Revenue.

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noun
the Internal Revenue Service
: the department of the U.S. federal government that is responsible for collecting taxes — abbr. IRS compare

INLAND REVENUE

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the Inˌternal ˈRevenue Service [Internal Revenue Service] noun singular (abbr. IRS)
(in the US) the government department that is responsible for collecting most national taxes, for example income tax
Culture:
Other taxes the IRS collects include company tax and taxes on gifts, goods, services and estates (= money, property and other possessions left by people when they die). The IRS was created by the US Congress in 1789 and is part of the US ↑Department of the Treasury.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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