12. How To Get Tax Help


A-Z Index for Business

Search for business topics like employer tax identification number (EIN) information, with the A-Z Index. Search by business type or subject.

Employer ID Numbers

Determine if you need an employer identification number (EIN) and apply using the interview-style online EIN application.

Employment Taxes

Understand the types of taxes you need to deposit and report: federal income tax, social security and Medicare taxes and federal unemployment tax. 

Independent Contractor (Self-Employed) or Employee?

Learn how to determine whether a person providing a service to you is an employee or an independent contractor.

Information Return Reporting

Information Return Reporting

Online Learning and Educational Products

Access the IRS Link and Learn tool, IRS videos and other training and resources to help you learn about business taxes on your own time and at your own pace.

Self-Employed Individuals Tax Center

Learn the basics about being self-employed, filing requirements and reporting responsibilities.

Small Business Forms and Publications

Download small business and self-employed forms and publications, or call (800) 829-3676 to order forms and publications through the mail.

Small Business Tax Workshops, Meetings and Seminars

Find small business tax workshops, meetings and seminars in your state designed to help small business owners fulfill their federal tax responsibilities.

Small Businesses Self-Employed

Access tax forms, including Form Schedule C, Form 941, publications, eLearning resources, and more for small businesses with assets under $10 million.

Starting, Operating, or Closing a Business

This section provides information such as a checklist for a new business and selecting a business structure. Learn about operating a business with employees, deductions and credits, recordkeeping and accounting methods. Additional resources include the Small Business Tax Calendar, Tax Topics for Businesses, and Frequently Asked Questions.

Subscribe to e-News for Small Businesses

The SB/SE Mailing List is a nationwide list server and provides information about IRS small business and self-employed outreach products and programs.

E-File Employment Tax Forms

Review options from small businesses to e-file Forms 940, 941, 944 and 945.