The Service Ships Small Business Help






The IRS is now offering complimentary copies of its Small Business Resource Guide (SBRG) on CD-ROM.

Small business owners and tax practitioners can order up to five copies for free on the Service’s “Small Business/Self-Employed” Web site,, or by calling 800-829-3676.

The CD-ROM, which includes forms, instructions, publications and tax law changes for 2007, aims to help small business owners with federal tax compliance. Available on a first-come, first-served basis, it also features Web links to various government agencies and business organizations. Users may also visit the SBRG Web site at,,id=98229,00.html for links to newly released tax products, publications and forms that may impact the small business community.



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