Why is the IRS called Internal Revenue Service?

Has the IRS ever generated revenue and is the government supposed to have revenue?

Would you approve if we changed the name to the International Redistribution Service?

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  • 10 years ago
    Best Answer

    I prefer to call them the domestic terrorist service

    Source(s): May God Bless you and keep our country safe from the progressive axis of evil.0bama,Pel0si & Reid
  • 10 years ago

    It is a service to confiscate by way of taxation the revenue generated internally by the citizens of this country and to redistribute that money to politicians who use it to buy the votes of people who are too lazy to fend for themselves.

  • Mike W
    Lv 7
    10 years ago

    Always thought it was the Infernal Revenue Service, going by the way they treat the taxpayers.

  • 10 years ago

    Because at one time the USA was set up to use tariffs (or external revenue) as it's primary source of funding.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Hell no...lol, the only time I would condone that system is if it came straight back into my pocket.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    because they take from your internal organs

  • 10 years ago

    It should be called the Obama slush fund.

  • Anonymous
    10 years ago

    Because gimme, gimme was taken.

  • 10 years ago

    Because the word "Mafia" was already taken?

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