Meaning of IRS in English


( in full the Internal Revenue Service )

the US government organization responsible for collecting taxes. These include income tax, company tax and taxes on gifts, goods, services and estates (= properties 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 .

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