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. Abbreviation: IRS
- Formerly Bureau of Internal Revenue .
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How to use Internal Revenue Service in a sentence
During this time, government agents from the FBI and Internal Revenue Service regularly visited credit bureaus for assistance with criminal or national security investigations.Modern capitalism is inseparable from surveillance | Josh Lauer, Kenneth Lipartito | September 22, 2021 | Washington Post
Over the last 20 years, Thiel has quietly turned his Roth IRA — a humdrum retirement vehicle intended to spur Americans to save for their golden years — into a gargantuan tax-exempt piggy bank, confidential Internal Revenue Service data shows.Lord of the Roths: How Tech Mogul Peter Thiel Turned a Retirement Account for the Middle Class Into a $5 Billion Tax-Free Piggy Bank | by Justin Elliott, Patricia Callahan and James Bandler | June 24, 2021 | ProPublica
ProPublica has obtained a vast trove of Internal Revenue Service data on the tax returns of thousands of the nation’s wealthiest people, covering more than 15 years.The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax | by Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel | June 8, 2021 | ProPublica
Internal Revenue Service agents would stop processing tax refunds already delayed by the pandemic.Government funding appears likely to expire Friday night as Congress tries to complete stimulus deal | Jeff Stein, Mike DeBonis, Lisa Rein, Rachel Siegel | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
It's no secret that many Republicans dislike the Internal Revenue Service.
One woman sits at the center of the developing—and utterly confusing—Internal Revenue Service scandal.IRS Scandal’s Central Figure, Lois Lerner, Described as ‘Apolitical’ | Caitlin Dickson | May 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Perfect time for a nice little bipartisan hearing featuring the Internal Revenue Service.
Does the Internal Revenue Service really discriminate against Islamic charities, as he claimed?Barack Obama’s Cairo Speech, and His Israel Problem | Marty Peretz | February 25, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
That's a record number since the Internal Revenue Service began publishing a list of those who renounced in 1998.
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