the Internal Revenue Service

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the Internal Revenue Service

:the department of the U.S. federal government that is responsible for collecting taxes

Word by Word Definitions

internal play
  1. : existing or situated within the limits or surface of something: such as

  2. : situated near the inside of the body

  3. : situated on the side toward the median plane of the body

revenue play
  1. : the total income produced by a given source

  2. : the gross income returned by an investment

  3. : the yield of sources of income (such as taxes) that a political unit (such as a nation or state) collects and receives into the treasury for public use

service play
  1. : the occupation or function of serving

  2. : employment as a servant

  3. : the work performed by one that serves

  1. : to perform services for: such as

  2. : to repair or provide maintenance for

  3. : to meet interest and sinking fund payments on

  1. : of or relating to the armed services

  2. : used in serving or supplying

  3. : intended for hard or everyday use

  1. : an Old World tree (Sorbus domestica) resembling the related mountain ashes but having larger flowers and larger edible fruit


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