Thanks to the Internet, you have a whole variety of free tax advice resources at your disposal. Following are a few user-friendly sites, all of which offer information for both your personal and business tax questions alike:
http://money.aol.com/tax/advice, AOL’s Tax Advice section of their Money & Finance department offers great tips and advice on everything from the procedures of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to US citizens living abroad. This free service is both easy to use and surprisingly thorough in its details. It even offers you the opportunity to enter your zip code and find a local tax professional. No AOL membership is required.
While http://www.wisegeek.com/ isn’t dedicated solely to finance or tax advice, this user-friendly site offers easy to understand answers to common questions. Simply input your topic or question and your choice of answers and subtopics will populate. wiseGEEK.com was found to have good definitions for common business and personal tax terms, along with useful links to tax-related informational sites.
Bankrate.com offers a variety of resources for free tax advice in their News & Advice section, which can be found at: http://www.bankrate.com/brm/news/news_taxes_home.asp. Topics can be subscribed to by RSS Feed and cover a wide variety of tax-related subjects; including such things as making the most of your medical deductions, proper tax record-keeping for your business, advice for choosing a tax preparer, and finding personal and business tax breaks.
msn.Money.com offers a free tax advice section at http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/taxes/home.aspx and covers everything from the latest tax law changes and making the most of tax shelters to tips for filling out tax forms. The site is easy to use and offers a wide variety of tax-related topics.
MarketWatch.com, a DOWJONES site, offers a thorough variety of tax advice, tips and resources at http://www.marketwatch.com/pf/taxes/. Available by RSS Feed, this site covers many common tax questions, as well as a nice variety of topics on lesser known tax breaks and advantages for both personal and business persons.
And, let’s not forget http://www.irs.gov, the official site of the Internal Revenue Service. This site contains contact information for many useful tax-related resources, including free tax services for lower income families, the elderly and military personnel, as well as advice for determining the correct forms to complete, along with advice for proper form completion.