Web Site Review — TaxTV

Site Screenshot: Where: www.TaxTV.com Who: Interactive Tax Group, Inc., Newport Beach, CA What: Federal Tax Law Library Overview: TaxTV.com offers free access to the Internal Revenue code, Treasury regulations, IRS publications, forms and instructions. TaxTV.com also provides articles and videos prepared by various contributors. Highlights TaxTV.com offers a searchable database of tax law. Site use is free, and you’re not…

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Web Site Review: Jureeka

Site Screenshot: Where: http://www.law.cornell.edu/jureeka/download/ Who: Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School What: Browser extension for converting legal citations into live links Overview: Jureeka is a free browser extension that converts plain-test legal citations into live links so you can easily read the cited case. Highlights Links show up automatically on web pages. The extension is free, and you’re not required…

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Web Site Review: BizStats.com, Business Statistics

  Screen shot of bizstats.com/ homepage Where: http://www.bizstats.com/ Who: Brandow Company, Camp Hill, PA What: Small business statistics Overview: BizStats.com offers free business statistics, broken down by industry as well as by entity type, such as corporation or sole proprietorship. The site also offers financial ratio calculators. Highlights • BizStats.com provides benchmarks and financial ratios. Site use is free, and you’re…

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Web Site Review: Leagle.com

www.leagle.com home page Where: http://www.leagle.com Who: Leagle, Inc., Virginia What: Federal and some state US Case Law Overview: Leagle.com offers free access to cases decided in federal courts and state higher courts. You can search for cases on the site, and see other cases citing the one you’re looking for, which allows you to track the history of cases. Leagle.com…

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Web Site Review: Andrew Mitchel, LLC, Attorney

Where: http://www.andrewmitchel.com/html/topic.html Who: Andrew Mitchel, LLC, Connecticut What: Tax charts Overview: Andrew Mitchel, LLC offers free and for-purchase PDF files of flowcharts and other graphics detailing tax transactions, revenue rulings and court cases. Highlights Many of the charts and graphics are free and downloadable in PDF format. The site loads quickly. The charts and graphics are prepared by an attorney…

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Web Site Review: EVP, Paid Valuation Service

Where: http://www.evpsys.com/ Who: Estate Valuations and Pricing Systems, Inc., California What: Securities pricing Overview: EVP is a paid service for valuing traded securities. Highlights The site loads quickly, has a simple, eye-pleasing layout, and is easy to navigate. The on-site tutorials are clear and concise. The databases are extensive, with securities prices available from 1972. Generated reports are easy to…

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Web Site Review: Retirement Plans Navigator

Screenshot of IRS Retirement Plans Site Where: http://www.retirementplans.irs.gov/ Who: Internal Revenue Service What: Retirement Plan Information Overview: The IRS Retirement Plans Navigator offers checklists and guides to help sort out retirement plan options for small business owners. You can also compare various retirement plans in a format similar to product buying sites. Highlights Information on nine common retirement plans is…

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Website Review: TaxHistory.org

Screenshot of TaxHistory.org web site Where: http://www.taxhistory.org/ Who: Tax Analysts, Virginia What: US Tax Law History Overview: TaxHistory.org offers free access to historical tax documents, including copies of Form 1040 starting in 1913, the Federalist papers, and presidential tax returns. You can also find articles and commentary on events surrounding tax legislation, and sign up for a newsletter. Highlights Site…

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Website Review: BKD

Where: http://www.bkd.com/ Who: BKD LLP, Springfield, MO (national office) What: Tax and Financial News Overview: BKD, a CPA and consulting firm, offers job opportunities, webcasts and news of interest to accounting practitioners. You can sign up for free webcasts to earn continuing professional education credits, as well as newsletters and alerts about tax, accounting and auditing developments. Highlights Articles are…

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Web Site Review: The Slott Report

Screenshot of The Slott Report website Where: http://www.theslottreport.com/ Who: Ed Slott and Company What: IRA Tax Law Information Overview: The Slott Report offers information about tax law concerning all aspects of Individual Retirement Accounts,  and includes planning strategies. It’s the blog offshoot of the original web site http://www.irahelp.com/. Highlights Site use is free, and you’re not required to register or…

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