Tools & Resources

Internal Revenue website
The IRS is the United States of America’s tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress. Here you will find forms and publications as well as tax law information.

Texas Secretary of State
A source of Texas State law and forms required to form a business in Texas.

Texas Secretary of State Taxable Entity Search
This website allows searching for companies in the State of Texas by name, Tax ID number or SOS File number. A good site to determine if an entity name is in use in Texas and if that entity is in “Good Standing”.

Texas Comptroller Sales Tax/Unclaimed Property
The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts allows you to file sales tax reports online and search for unclaimed property in Texas.

Texas Department of Insurance
A source to get Workers Compensation Agreement (DWC085) and other forms.

Social Security Administration
A source to estimate your retirement benefits and have access to business services online.

E-Verify Employment Eligibility
A source to verify a potential employee social security number and eligibility to work in the US.

EFTPS (pay federal taxes electronically)
The website to pay your federal taxes online.

Better Business Bureau
A website to check out a business or charity or file a complaint.

Finance Freak
A fun website to teach teens and adults about banking, investing, money, and credit ratings. There are some financial calculators to use.

Top 10 Online Money Calculators financial planning article on the top 10 Money calculators.

Zip Code Lookup
A website to look up zip codes if you have an address.

Exchange Rates
Website with a currency converter, currency tools and historical exchange rates.

Tax Foundation
A nonpartisan educational organization that educates taxpayers about sound tax policy and the size of the tax burden borne by Americans at all levels of government.

Alibris is an online marketplace for new and used books. Many out of print titles can be found here.