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Links

Links

 

Here are some websites we think you might find useful and interesting.

 

Check your Federal Refund

Check your State Refund

 

Tax Information Sites

 

IRS

The IRS website has many great tax resources for you

IRS SMALL BUSINESS AND SELF-EMPLOYED TAX CENTER

Link to great tax information for small businesses and self-employed individuals

IRS W4 Form

This form is used to determine federal income tax withholding

Healthcare.gov

Health Insurance marketplace

Minnesota Department of Revenue

Link to the MN Department of Revenue website

MN E-Services

Direct link to MN e-services

MN Sales Tax Rate Calculator

Minnesota's sales tax rate calculator

 

Government Sites

 

Social Security Administration

Social Security Administration administers retirement, medicare, disability and other benefits

U.S. Small Business Association

Programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Commerce

Federal Citizen information Center

A catalog of Free and low-cost federal publications that may be of interest to you. Also contains a lot of important consumer information

Affordable Care Act

IRS website for information on the Affordable Care Act

Business.gov

The official business link to the US Government. This includes helpful resources by category such as starting a business, resources for veterans, exporting, etc.

Health and Human Services (Medicare)

The official US Government Site for people with Medicare.

IRS E-news for Small businesses

IRS website including news for small businesses. You can also sign up to receive e-newsletters regarding changes and hot topics at the IRS.

MN Secretary of State

Incorporation & dissolution, checking name availability and many other functions.

MN Business & Lien System

Annual business renewals for most MN businesses.

Social Security Business services online

Business Services online section of the Social Security Administration. You can use this website to verify social security numbers of employees.

US Department of Labor

Official website of the United States Department of Labor.

MN DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES – “OWN YOUR FUTURE”

Minnesota Department of Human Services official education page for long-term care planning needs

 

Financial Sites

 

Current Exchange Rates

This link will help you chart the dollar against any foreign currency

MORTGAGE, BANK, LENDING, AND INTEREST RATES

News, tips and advice to compare mortgage rates, home equity loans, CDs, car loans, credit cards and money market accounts.

Money Magazine

Check stock quotes, and track the day's financial news

MSN Money

A great source of information for your personal finance needs. Get access to quotes, stock research, and news

Market Watch by Dow Jones

CBS Marketwatch provides links to financial news, stock quotes, IRA resources, stock picks and more

Travelex-Foreign Exchange

Foreign currency exchange. Travelex has competitive exchange rates and traveler's cheques

IRS Retirement Plan Navigator

The IRS has created a new web-based tool to help small business owners determine which tax-favored plan best suits their needs and how to keep their plans in compliance.

My Money.gov - Financial Literacy & Education

MyMoney.gov is the US government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.

Stock Cost Basis Finder

A useful tool for determining basis in stocks, including the history of mergers and splits.

Salvation Army non-cash donations valuation guide

Guide provided by the Salvation Army to value non-cash donations.

Goodwill non-cash donations valuation guide

Goodwill's guide to non-cash donation values can be downloaded from this page.
 

Miscellaneous Sites

 

New York Times

A good source for national and world news

Consumer World

Giving consumers reviews and knowledge for almost everything and anything you could purchase

ABC's of Real Estate

Great knowledge if you are buying, selling or mortgaging your home

Yoddlee

Yodlee is an aggregator of your bank accounts, reward programs, and a lot more. View all your accounts and your financial portfolio all in one place