Internal Revenue Service
n.
The federal agency that administers federal tax laws, assesses and collects taxes, audits taxpayers, and handles appeals by taxpayers who dispute their tax liability.
abbrv.
IRS

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


Internal Revenue Service
(IRS)
The branch of the United States Treasury that administers the tax laws and collects taxes.
Category: Back Taxes & Tax Debt
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Accounting, Bookkeeping & Finances
Category: Business Cash Flow Problems & Bankruptcy
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Tax & Deductions
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes → Personal Income Taxes
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes → Tax Audits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

Internal Revenue Service
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
USA
The federal tax collection agency which administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress. The IRS is a bureau of the US Department of the Treasury.
For further information, see the IRS website .

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.



Internal Revenue Service
(Abbreviation IRS), a federal agency charged with the responsibility of administering and enforcing internal revenue laws.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


Internal Revenue Service
(IRS) The federal agency which administers the tax laws of the United States.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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