Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Internal Revenue Service”

Internal Revenue Service

noun
 
 
( abbreviation IRS)
TAX the government department in the US that is responsible for collecting most national taxes: The Internal Revenue Service said yesterday that as many as 13.5 million taxpayers will have to wait to file their returns until it can reprogram its computers to comply with the new law. Nonprofit organizations must file simple disclosure statements online with the Internal Revenue Service or lose their tax exemptions. Internal Revenue Service records/data/rulings → Compare HM Revenue & Customs, HMRC
(Definition of Internal Revenue Service from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Internal Revenue Service?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “Internal Revenue Service” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

give the green light to sth

to give permission for someone to do something or for something to happen

Word of the Day

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More