There are many great sites on the World Wide Web but trying to actually find those great sites can be a frustrating experience. I have compiled a list of Websites that I have found to be helpful resources of information. When you click on a link, a new window will pop up. Close the window when you are ready to return to this page.
The Internal Revenue Service
Home of the IRS on the Web. A well put together, user-friendly website. Plenty of links to take you where you need to go.
California Department Motor Vehicles
Great website...beats standing in line to get the information you need.
California Employment Development Department
Very user friendly...great resource for up to date CA law regarding employment.
California Franchise Tax Board
Great website..lots of links...forms, info, resources all available
California Legislation - Obtain a Specific Bill
Heard about a pending bill..you can find it here.
Social Security Administration
Governmental bureaucracy in its finest glory..a reasonable place to begin to find answers to the myriad of questions about Social Security and retirement benefits. For other Social Security issues go to http://www.ssa.gov
CA Contractors' State License Board
Allows the consumer to check on the status of any licensed contractor in California. Additionally provides licensing, bonding and exam information.
MSNBC - Microsoft & NBC
MSNBC is the place for up to the minute news. Many of the news articles have audio and video clips.
Money Magazine offers an online edition that is a great resource for financial information.
Spidell's CA Tax Newsletter
The consensus No. 1 authority on all aspects of California Tax Law.
Wall Street Journal
You are online to the WSJ.
California Society of Enrolled Agents
Care to learn more about Enrolled Agents in California?
Your total guide to Financial Services in the San Mateo County Area
Considering that charitable donation? A quick way to see what your vehicle, boat or motorcycle is worth.
Official Payments Corp.
Online service which processes electronic payments to federal, state and local government agencies.
Quester Press Ltd.
Publishers of "Offshore Freedom and Privacy" literature. If you have ever wonderered about offshore banking, this is a good place to obtain literature regarding the fundamentals involved. The information provided is from the perspective of the English and Austrailians. If you can get past the sensationalism, there are some very good sources of information available here.
Everything you could want to know about IRA's can be found here.
US Savings Bond Calculator
US Department of Public Debt website...all you could want to know about Bonds, T-Bills,
T-Notes and other federal government debt instruments
AMT Calculator provided by IRS
Created by IRS to help people evaluate whether they will be subject to the Alternative Minimum Tax.
If you need to research your cost basis in a publicly traded stock this is a great first step. Provides historical sales price information. If you have an idea about when you bought the stock and how many share you purhased, you can calculate a reasonable estimate of its cost from this information.
When you get to home page look at upper left corner for global directory of stock symbols.