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Tax Information

26 USC TITLE 26 - INTERNAL REVENUE CODE (01-16-96)  USC Title 26: Searchable IRC Title 26 courtesy of Cornell University.

Internal Revenue Service  Get the lowdown on current Federal tax regulations and other tax information at the Internal Revenue Services Web site, where you can also download tax forms and instructions. Its Small Business Corner offers advice on starting and operating your own business.

Business Information

Starting a Business Checklist  This detailed checklist from the US Small Business Administration may help when you commence business operations.

U.S. Business Advisor  Billed as the one-stop electronic link to government for business, the U.S. Business Advisor is a collection of links to other government agencies. Topics include doing business with the government, international trade, finance, labor and employment, general business, and laws and regulations.

 U.S. Small Business Administration  No matter what stage your business is at, you will find a wealth of information here on starting, running and expanding. Get step-by-step information on launching a business, find out about SBA loan programs, take an online course or register your business in Pro-Net for government contracting opportunities.

National Technical Information Service  Through the National Technical Information Service home page, you can search more than 370,000 (20,000 business-related) titles produced by U.S. government agencies and nonprofit agencies since 1990. This free search is limited to author, title or agency identification information. You have to subscribe to get full descriptive summaries.

Government Information

Federal Trade Commission  Theres a mother lode of practical information here, including the Business Guidance section, with scores of downloadable business publications on topics ranging from advertising to e-commerce to telemarketing. The directory of regional offices will steer you to the nearest Better Business Bureau, Public Utilities Commissions, state consumer affairs and other agencies offices.

Government Regulations and Your Business  Non-compliance with Government Regulations can leave you unprotected legally and jeopardize your business. Understand the basics of Business Licenses, Patents, Copyrights, Minimum Wage, Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act and many more important regulations.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration  OSHAs pages provide a wealth of information related to the agencys workplace safety standards and regulations. You can search for OSHA regulatory rules, and delve into a number of other databases that include information such as recordkeeping guidelines, speeches and congressional testimony.

FAQ's for Small Business
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