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English definition of “IRS audit”

IRS audit

noun [C]     US
TAX an audit (= official examination of the accounts of a business ) made by the IRS : The IRS audit found that the company owed $80,729 in back taxes .
(Definition of IRS audit noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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