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Online Learning and Educational Products

IRS Live
IRS Live is for the tax pro in the know. A live webinar, IRS Live is a panel discussion among IRS experts and industry professionals aimed at educating tax professionals on the most current and complex tax issues affecting them and their clients.

IRS Tax Calendar for Businesses and Self-Employed 
The tax calendar is available for downloading and printing, or you can view it online.

IRS Video Portal
The IRS Video portal contains video and audio presentations on topics of interest to small businesses, individuals and tax professionals. You will find video clips of tax topics, and archived versions of live panel discussions and webinars.

Small Business Taxes: The Virtual Workshop
Topics include: What you need to know about Federal Taxes and your new business, how to set up and run your business so paying taxes isn't a hassle, Federal Unemployment Taxes, and much more.

Small Business Products Online Ordering
Looking for a tool to help you meet your tax requirements? Choose from our free products, developed especially for the Small Business/Self-Employed person, and obtain updated information on existing products. Order today online or by calling (800) 829-3676.

Tax Scams - How to Report Them 
To help the public recognize and avoid abusive tax schemes, the IRS offers an abundance of educational materials. Participating in an illegal scheme to avoid paying taxes can result in imprisonment and fines, as well as the repayment of taxes owed with penalties and interest. Education is the best way to avoid the pitfalls of these “too good to be true” tax scams.

Basic Tools for Tax Professionals
This tool is to help practitioners find information needed to better serve their clients. A one stop shop.

SBA's Small Business Training Network
This site is a virtual campus housing free training courses, workshops and knowledge resources designed to assist entrepreneurs and other students of enterprise.

Understanding Taxes
The Understanding Taxes (UT) program features over 1,100 pages of content designed to make learning taxes interactive, relevant, and educational. Understanding Taxes makes real world connections to classroom instruction. It is a great resource for high schools, community colleges, and the general public for learning more about the history, theory, and application of taxes in the United States.

Link and Learn Taxes
This web-based program is the core curriculum through which IRS Partners and Volunteers are given quality baseline training in tax return preparation. This fun, interactive course teaches you the basics to accurately prepare income tax returns for individuals AND obtain your volunteer certification along the way-at your own pace!

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 27-Feb-2014