Can anyone explain to me what the meaning of Lodge.
a branch or meeting place of an organization such as the Freemasons.
synonyms: hall, clubhouse, meeting room “a Masonic lodge” <
@pmilone…but this has nothing to do with the context of “lodging tax returns”!!!
In Australia we say we “lodge” (in this case, a verb which means ‘submit’ or ‘hand in’ ) our annual tax return forms to the Australian Tax Office, either electronically to their website, or by physically handing in or mailing a tax return form to them. When the ATO receives the form electronically or physically, it is officially recorded as “lodged”.
I imagine Americans “file” their income tax returns to the Internal Revenue Service.
Funny! I read it as the Lodge’s annual tax return.
Why funny? Us aussies think the name “Internal Revenue Service” (& ‘Homeland Security’) sound funny…
Mike must have been reading something from British/aussie English.
It’s funny how Americans get confused when they read non-American English. Just teasing :)~
You aussies talk funny
I was reading Taxation, thank you, Julz611.