Internal Revenue Service
The Internal Revenue Service
This link should be at the top of your tax-related bookmarks.
Online access to all forms can be a lifesaver as tax day approaches,
as will the comprehensive tax information for individuals and businesses
you'll find here.
And to make things easier for you, we've provided direct links to the
forms, instructions, and publications you'll most likely use (you'll
need to install Adobe
Acrobat Reader first).
1999 Form 1040 (Schedule C)
Profit or Loss from Business (Sole Proprietorship)
Form 1040 (Schedule C-EZ)
Net Profit from Business (Sole Proprietorship)
Expenses for Business Use of Your Home
Depreciation and Amortization
Underpayment of Estimated Tax by Individuals, Estates, and Trusts
1999 1040 (Schedule C) Instructions
1999 Publication 587
Business Use of Your Home (Including Use by Day-Care
Tax Guide for Small Business (For Individuals Who
Use Schedule C or C-EZ)
Retirement Plans for Small Business (SEP, SIMPLE,
and Keogh Plans)
Tax Information for You
A good jumping-off point, with links to most everything else on
the IRS site.
Ways to Save on Your 1999 Taxes
Who would've thought that the bad
guys at the IRS would give you good advice on how to cut your taxes?
An interactive guide to finding out what deductions you qualify
for, designed in an easy Q&A format.
Get answers on the tax rules and regulations affecting businesses, including
an entire Small
Here's where you can find all the forms you'll need to fill out for your business taxes.
So you got audited and the IRS didn't buy your argument that your cappuccino
maker was a business expense. Hey, it raises your productivity, right?
You can find information about how to appeal their decision here.
Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
Resident and nonresident alien
IPs, beware -- you may need to apply for an ITIN. Find out here.
an Authorized e-file Provider
Can't wait to get your refund? Search this site to find the nearest tax preparer authorized to submit fax forms
Forms and Publications
spend your time running from the post office to the library trying to
collect all the forms you need to submit. Find them all here.
to State Tax Forms
Just think -- once you've completed your federal income tax, you get
to do it all over again for your state income tax. Get the forms you'll
Stories cover many aspects of tax preparation and planning, including
IRAs and retirement, deductions and write-offs, and capital gains and
options. The editors of SmartMoney magazine produced this site in partnership
with Lycos. There are plenty of articles of particular interest to IPs,
Ideas for the Self-Employed and Home
Small Business Tax Center
You'll find great how-to information here on the key issues that anyone
running a small business faces, like finding a CPA or keeping up with
the latest tax code changes. And there's a whole section dedicated to
Taxcut: Tax Tips
The maker of the popular Taxcut software has provided valuable advice
for -- what else? -- cutting your taxes. The fact that it's organized
by tax form makes the information all the more useful.
Here's where you'll find links to some of the most popular tax-preparation
software available: TurboTax for Windows users, MacInTax for Macintosh
users, or Web TurboTax for those who do their taxes online.
One of the most comprehensive sources of local, state, and federal tax
information you'll find, TaxWeb provides news, how-to articles, forms,
discussion groups, and more.
Not as well-polished as some other tax sites, TaxWorld nonetheless provides
on-site Schedule C instructions and forms, as well as links to other
sites. A section on tax history makes for interesting reading.
MSN's Money Central has compiled a good general tax resource that has
section for Schedule C filers. You can also do your taxes online
from here via a link to SecureTax.
Uncle Fed's Tax
This large taxpayer advocacy site has information for all tax filers
and preparers. Schedule C information is abundant, but you'll have to
search for it. The home page has a bit of personality, which is
unusual for practical tax sites.
This publisher of legal self-help books provides online advice and answers
to tax problems, including a section for small business.