Specific pages within the IRS site:
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Searchable. Cross linked. Very extensive. Good starting place for quick answers to your Tax questions.
- Independent Contractors vs. Employees
IRS site. Short article giving the IRS basic explanations of the difference between the two. Also has additional links to various relevant IRS publications.
- What’s Hot
Here you’ll find items of current interest — new programs, recent guidance or timely reminders.
- Tax Forms and Publications
The Forms and Publications resource page. From here you can link to Forms or Publications by Item number or Title. Also has previous years
- Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts
Some of the common scams the IRS sees. Includes the Dirty Dozen.
- Tax Topics
There are 17 main categories for which there are topics. Each category is followed by a corresponding category number. Sort of an Index site. Provides links to Tax Questions, Telephone numbers and Addresses, etc.
- Where to file
Just hit your state on the map to be taken to an address page.
- Employer ID Numbers
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Generally, businesses need an EIN. You may apply for an EIN in various ways, and now you may apply online. This is a free service offered by the Internal Revenue Service and you can get your EIN immediately.
For Tax Professionals