IRS Small Business Resources
These resources can be invaluable to answering many questions before, during, or even after the fact. Let us know if you need more help and we will connect you with the right person.
IRS Small Business
This section offers a broad range of resources across federal and state agencies, as well as industry/profession specific information for self-employed entrepreneurs, employers and businesses. You will also find links to starting and operating a business, employment taxes, business-related forms and publications, and online learning options.
This page has links to the more detailed what, why and how of recordkeeping
IRS Video Portal
Tax Questions? Watch Videos, Get Answers.
Learn about tax topics through video and audio presentations, including the IRS Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop, which has interactive lessons designed to help new small business owners learn their tax rights and responsibilities. http://www.irsvideos.gov/SmallBusinessTaxpayer/virtualworkshop
Industry Specific Tax Information
Visit this page for tax information specific to certain industries and professions.
Self-Employed Individuals Tax Center
This page gives you the basics on your tax responsibilities if you are self-employed or an independent contractor.
Business and Specialty Tax Line
Business and Specialty Tax Line 1-800-829-4933
For Small Businesses, Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts who need information and/or help related to their Business Returns or Business (BMF) Accounts. Services cover Employer Identification Numbers (EINs), 94x returns, 1041, 1065, 1120S, Excise Returns, Estate and Gift Returns, as well as issues related to Federal tax deposits.
Información y Recursos para Pequeñas Empresas
(Small business tax center in Spanish)
IRS Tax Calendar
This online calendar is filled with useful information on general business taxes, IRS and SSA customer assistance, electronic filing and paying options, business publications, forms and common tax filing dates. You can view from your mobile device, set up reminders about due dates to be emailed to you or placed on your calendar using the CalendarConnector tool.
Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft
A one page guide for identity theft victims with information on how to identify and report identity theft as well as how to minimize your chances of becoming a victim. This page also contains links to the credit bureaus and the FTC.
e-file for Taxpayers
Find a complete list of business returns that can be filed electronically, as well as information on electronic payment options. Taxpayers can authorize an electronic funds withdrawal, use a credit card or enroll in the U.S. Treasury’s Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS). Payments can be made 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The electronic funds withdrawal and EFTPS options are free! To enroll in EFTPS, go to www.eftps.gov
Subscribe to e-News for Small Businesses
e-News for Small Businesses is a free electronic mail service designed to provide tax information for small business owners and self-employed individuals.
Payroll Professionals Tax Center
Payroll Professionals Tax Center – Information for Payroll Professionals and Their Clients
A great resource for Payroll Professionals who deal with employee issues is available at this link.
Employment Taxes for Businesses
This is the starting point on irs.gov for employment tax information. These links provide good, basic information on employment taxes and worker classification (independent contractors vs. employees).
Important Employment Tax Topics: