Resources

Articles

Summary of the effects of the Fiscal Cliff – by Kristin Carter

State Government and Taxes

State Government Forms – Find tax forms for any state government
Missouri Department of Revenue – Helpful information for paying taxrs in Missouri
Missouri Department of Revenue – Withholding Tax Calculator
Missouri Division of Employment Security – A complete site for Missouri Unemployment tax issues.
Missouri Finance Network – A very useful link for locating tax credit programs and loan assistance packages to assist small businesses located in Missouri.
Missouri Secretary of State – An easy way to get forms and check on the status of a Missouri corporate charter.
MO Sales and Use Tax – A useful site to lookup the sales and use tax information.
MOST – Missouri’s Section 529 plan for college savings.
Saving for College – Articles and information on various education savings options, including a brief summary of and links to each state’s Section 529 plan.
Neighborhood Assistance Tax Credits – Tax credits for contributions to approved entities for certain Missouri taxpayers.
Youth Opportunity Tax Credits – Tax credits on contributions to approved entities for certain Missouri taxpayers.

Federal Government and Taxes

Internal Revenue Service – The IRS web site with many useful pages of information and tax forms.
Federal Directory – Links to various government web sites.
Social Security Administration – A helpful resource regarding Social Security issues.
Child Tax Credit – Information on available child tax credits.
IRS Audit Guides for Businesses – The IRS uses this Market Segment Specialization Program (MSSP) to assist auditors in analyzing the business they audit.
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight – the federal agency that tracks the gains in home prices across the country.

Investments

Bureau of Labor Statistics – Consumer Prices Indexes.
Chicago Board Options – Resources for investors interested in stock options.
Index Fund Advisors – Articles and other information related to index mutual funds.
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority – Comparitave information on the internal cost of various mutual funds.
The Motley Fool – Helpful information about investing in marketable securities and small businesses.
The Vanguard Group – One of the largest and lower-cost mutual fund families; emphasizes both active and passive (index) funds.
U.S. Savings Bonds Online – Information on U.S. Savings Bonds as well as an on-line purchase feature.

Other

IRS Like-Kind Exchanges Under IRC Code 
NFP Seminar – Ten Things to Consider When Filing IRS Form 990 (PDF)

NFP Seminar – Sample Financial Statements

NFP Seminar – Protecting Organizational Assets (PDF)

NFP Seminar – Princeton Settles Money Battle

NFP Seminar – I’m Not an Accountant (PDF)

NFP Seminar – Guide to Fiscal Policies and Procedures

NFP Seminar – Common Fixed Asset Useful Lives

NFP Seminar – AICPA- Capitalization Policy Example

NFP Seminar – Accounting Manual Template

NFP Seminar – 2012 Report on Occupational Fraud and Abuse

NFP Seminar – Quick Reference Guide

NFP Seminar – IRS Compliance Guide for 501(C)(3) Public Charities

NFP Seminar – Accepting Charitable Contributions

NFP Seminar – Sample Written Conflict of Interest Policy (see page 25)

NFP Seminar – Business Transactions with Interested Persons FAQ

NFP Seminar- GAAP Accounting for Restricted Donations

NFP Seminar- GAAP Accounting for Endowment Funds

NFP Seminar- Separation of Duties

Record Retention Guide– A guide to tell you how long should you hold onto important tax documents