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Research relevant articles, reports and checklists on topics such as competitive trends in small business. Find legal forms as well as business and computer catalogs for browsing and purchasing.
Research topics such as business, finance, compensation and benefits, employee management, marketing and recruiting and hiring in the business tools section. Financial worksheets are also available and can be used in Microsoft Excel.
This business resource center offers management advice and financing options for small businesses. Type figures into the Money Miser section to estimate the cost of starting up a business or take the site's test of financial fitness.
As well as being a source for fixed-income investing information, this site offers links to bond news scattered throughout the Web.
The Franklin Pierce Law Center specializes in intellectual property issues. Look for pages of explanation especially geared to the layperson.
Alexander Dun & Sons, the largest duty-free sales agency in North America, tells you everything you wanted to know about duty-free shopping.

DowJones offers daily updated business news from the Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition , a research sercice for fast answers to tough questions, and assistance with personal finance and investing.
This site for chief information officers has a resource library, career help and connections to online forums.
This site offers a database of insurance companies including profiles and frequently asked questions. Also, get free instant level term and annuity quotes.


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.