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Federal Government Information

A large amount of federal information from the US government is available via the internet. Two excellent indexes to federal internet information are the US Business Advisor and Fed world, located at www.business.usa.gov and www.fedworld.gov respectively. Both indexes can be used to locate information from a variety of federal agencies.

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) home page is found at www.sba.gov. The SBA home page provides information on SBA financing and counseling services nationwide.

  • The SBA’s online Women’s Business Center is a free, interactive training site for women on the web. You can reach this page at www.sba.gov.
  • The IRS is located at www.irs.gov. Federal income tax forms can be downloaded from this site. You can also order the Small Business/ Self- Employed Tax Calendar CD-ROM, introduction to Federal Taxes CDROM, Virtual Small Business Workshop CD-ROM, and the Small Business Re- source Guide CD-ROM by calling 1-800-829-3676.
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides environmental information and assistance at www.epa.gov.

Taxpayer Education and Communication (TEC)

The mission of TEC is to educate and inform Small Business and Self-Employed (SB/SE) tax payers and representatives about their obligations by developing educational products and services focused on customer needs, and by providing top quality pre-filing service to help tax payers understand and comply with the tax laws. TEC has many CD-ROM’s and publications to assist small business owners with their tax obligations. A list and description of items available can be found at www.irs.gov.