Helpful Links

CCH FEDERAL AND STATE TAX NEWS contains free highlights of daily tax news items, such as IRS letter rulings, court opinions and legislative updates

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS is operated by the House of Representatives Internet Law Library.

DENNIS SCHMIDT'S TAX SITE is one of the better tax pages on the Net. Schmidt is an accounting professor at the University of Northern Iowa. Although this site contains no original material, it is an excellent resource of hyperlinks to many primary sites, including several federal court sites, state tax sites, articles and international tax sites. Like many Web pages, the availability of hyperlinks makes the navigation process very convenient.

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE is a searchable database that also provides the latest information on pending legislation, the congressional directory and the Supreme Court calendar.

INTEREST RATE INFORMATION for tax calculations (applicable federal rate) is maintained by Pillsbury, Madison and Sutro LLP

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE maintains a library of current forms and publications, in addition to old forms dating back to 1992. Be forewarned that form availability is hit- or- miss: sometimes a common form is hard to find and sometimes rarely used forms are surprisingly available. To read the forms, you need the latest Adobe Acrobat application (see above).

THOMAS site includes the status of current federal legislation as well as other congressional documents. This is of value to CPAs seeking the latest information on pending bills.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD
FASB establishes standards of financial accounting and reporting includes FASB's publications price list as well as summaries of its pronouncements.

GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD's home page includes general information about the activities of the GASB.

ELDERWEB This award-winning site is the oldest and largest eldercare sourcebook on the Web. It is a research site for professionals and family members, with thousands of on-site and off-site articles about eldercare and long term care, including legal, financial, medical, and housing issues, as well as policy, research, and statistics. Sign up for free ElderCare online newsletter.

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Web page contains corporate SEC filings, in electronic form. The database is called EDGAR - for electronic data gathering, analysis and retrieval system - and is word searchable.

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