Keep Current on Legislation
The Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) Web site
offers practitioners and taxpayers background information on
current and proposed tax policies in site sections including
Legislative alert and Speeches and Testimony. ATR also
distributes its quarterly newsletter The Tax Reformer
free to subscribers and posts archived issues online.
Profit From Prophet
Tax professionals, as well as domestic and
foreign taxpayers, will want to bookmark this Web site for
help in deciphering the Internal Revenue Code. Users also
can find links to articles, interactive tax applications and
the section Tax Hound, which features warnings about tax
scams, and analysis for state and private investigators,
prosecutors and attorneys.
Alerts, Bulletins and Forms
Law firm Pillsbury Winthrop LLP includes a
tax section on its Web site that taxpayers and professionals
alike can benefit from. In addition to offering tax alerts
and forms, CPAs can find tax bulletins in the following
categories: corporate, exempt organizations, general,
international, partnership and state and local.
Don’t Tax Yourself Looking for Links
Nonmember visitors to the National Tax
Association (NTA) Web site will find many links to
tax-related information such as research and policy data,
government links and tax news courtesy of www.tax.org . Paid
subscribers have access to all sections of the NTA Web site
and get the National Tax Journal quarterly.
Easy Access to Free Filing
Tax preparers can link to the department of
taxation Web sites of all 50 states, thanks to the
Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA). They also can get
tax forms and direct links to the 28 states that offer free
e-filing. The FTA home page provides access to rate tables
for state excise, income and sales taxes.
A Lot of Links
CPAs can find free online resources at the
Institute for Professionals in Taxation Web site—for
example, annual financial reports, company information and
census data—through links to tax-related Web sites, as well
as to state departments of revenue and home pages.
Throw Your Resume in the Ring
Looking for executive or middle-management
positions in accounting? Visit the Fortune Personnel
Consultants Web site and search for jobs by discipline,
education, industry, region and salary; then post your
resume for free. Also, check the Tips and Resources section
for information on composing an effective resume and
Brabec Means Business
For anyone working from home—or considering
it—Barbara Brabec’s Web site is worth a visit. This
home-business owner has archived several back issues of her
e-newsletters, The Brabec Bulletin and
ComputerTalk , which include titles such as “The
State of Home Business in Today’s Economy” and “Virus
Prevention Tips,” respectively.
Big Ideas for Small Businesses
This Kauffman Foundation Web site offers
new or small business owners a chance to hear from their
peers on starting and growing a company by posting articles
written by entrepreneur authors: Titles include “Your First
Investment: The Start Up Executive Team” and “What Next?
Marketing After the Start Up.” Visitors also can access
business and computer glossaries, as well as use a detailed
search engine created specifically for entrepreneurs.
Find. Analyze. Buy. Sell.
In addition to offering the usual stock-
market-related Web site features—such as analysis, company
information, market developments and screening tools—this
e-stop includes the Multex Method: a four-step market
screening methodology mentioned in the above title. Users
can get free detailed information on finding, analyzing,
buying and selling stocks, as well as receive free annual
reports for industries including banking, financial services
Links for the Global Economy
This page of Assumption College’s Web site
is geared toward professionals and educators in
international business and economics, and includes numerous
links to sites related to the global marketplace. Visitors
can find many topics to search among, including financial
economics, mathematical and quantitative methods, and the
methodology and history of economic thought.