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IRS Resources for Small Businesses

The IRS offers extensive publications and training that are easy to understand and very helpful. You will find a list of topics at http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/index.html.

For easy tutorials, click on Videos & Other Educational Products, and you will find these resources:

Small Business Video and Audio Presentations -
Short presentations dedicated to helping your small business.

Small Business Products Online Ordering - http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=101169,00.html
Looking for a tool to help you meet your tax requirements? Choose from our free products, developed especially for the small business/self-employed person, and obtain updated information on existing products. Order today online or by calling (800) 829-3676.

Tax Calendar for Small Businesses and Self-Employed (Publication 1518) - http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=176080,00.html
The tax calendar for small businesses and self-employed is filled with useful information on general business taxes, IRS and SSA customer assistance, electronic filing and paying options, retirement plans, business publications and forms, common tax filing dates, and Federal legal holidays.

Tax Scams - How to Recognize and Avoid Them - http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/article/0,,id=106788,00.html
To help the public recognize and avoid abusive tax schemes, the IRS offers an abundance of educational materials. Participating in an illegal scheme to avoid paying taxes can result in imprisonment and fines, as well as the repayment of taxes owed with penalties and interest. Education is the best way to avoid the pitfalls of these “too good to be true” tax scams.

SBA's Small Business Training Network - http://www.sba.gov/training/
This site is a virtual campus housing free training courses, workshops and knowledge resources designed to assist entrepreneurs and other students of enterprise.

SBA Offers Spanish Online Classes - http://www.sba.gov/espanol/
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers an interactive online course for Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs on its Spanish language website.

EL SBA Ofrece Clases en Español por Internet - http://www.sba.gov/espanol/
La Agencia Federal Para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa (SBA) está ofreciendo un curso interactivo en su página Web dirigido a empresarios de habla española.

Understanding Taxes - http://www.irs.gov/app/understandingTaxes/index.jsp
The Understanding Taxes (UT) program features over 1,100 pages of content designed to make learning taxes interactive, relevant, and educational. Understanding taxes makes real world connections to classroom instruction. It is a great resource for high schools, community colleges, and the general public for learning more about the history, theory, and application of taxes in the United States.

Link and Learn Taxes - http://www.irs.gov/app/vita/index.jsp
This web-based program is the core curriculum through which IRS Partners and Volunteers are given quality baseline training in tax return preparation. This fun, interactive course teaches you the basics to accurately prepare income tax returns for individuals and obtain your volunteer certification along the way-at your own pace!

SBTV.com - http://www.sbtv.com/SBTV.com
SBTV is a television network on the Internet devoted exclusively to providing engaging streaming video content to small businesses. It provides technical information on how to run your business, inspirational stories from entrepreneurs across the country, information about small business conferences and events, and resources to help solve day-to-day business challenges.

Tax Talk Today - http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/content/0,,id=146331,00.html Tax Talk Today is “the tax show for the tax pro.” The free, live Internet program features industry tax professionals and top IRS representatives in lively discussions and answering e-mail questions from viewers. The show includes late-breaking news from the IRS, making Tax Talk Today a ‘you heard it here first’ source of news about IRS initiatives, rules and decisions.

 

 

 

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