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12. How To Get Tax Help

A-Z Index for Business
Find it Fast! Know what you're looking for and want to find it fast? Select business topics using our A-Z listing, or by business type such as sole proprietor, corporation, etc. We also provide links to major business subjects, such as Business Expenses, which provides a gateway to all related information on that subject.

Employer ID Numbers
Find out more on EINs or apply for one online.

Employment Taxes
Federal income tax, Social Security and Medicare taxes, FUTA, self-employment tax and more.

Independent Contractor (Self-Employed) or Employee?
It is critical that you, the business owner, correctly determine whether the individuals providing services are employees or independent contractors. Generally, you must withhold income taxes, withhold and pay Social Security and Medicare taxes, and pay unemployment tax on wages paid to an employee. You do not generally have to withhold or pay any taxes on payments to independent contractors.

Information Return Reporting
Information Return Reporting

Online Learning and Educational Products
Choose from a variety of products, including the Tax Calendar desktop tool, to help you learn about business taxes on your own time, and at your own pace.

Self-Employed Individuals Tax Center
The basics on self-employment, filing requirements, and reporting responsibilities for independent contractors.

Small Business Forms and Publications
Download multiple small business and self-employed forms and publications.

Small Business Tax Workshops, Meetings, and Seminars
These workshops are designed to help the small business owner understand and fulfill their federal tax responsibilities. Self-study formats are available online in both English and Spanish at the IRS online classroom. Webinars are designed to provide presentations on key topics.

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Access to tax information useful to small businesses with assets of $10 million or less.

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 Forms 940, 941, 943, 944 or 945 for Small Businesses
Learn your options for e-filing Form 940, 941, 943, 944 or 945 for Small Businesses

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 28-Jul-2016