Magazine article The CPA Journal

Website of the Month: Small Business Taxes & Management

Magazine article The CPA Journal

Website of the Month: Small Business Taxes & Management

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The Small Business Taxes & Management website, www.smbiz. com, describes itself as "providing tax and management guidance" for the owners of small to mid-sized businesses, which might lead accountants to assume that the available resources are fairly basic. This unassuming website from A/N Group, Inc., however, is an incredible resource for tax practitioners, educators, and students.

The design of the website is plain and gives no hint of the large number of outstanding tax materials. New users willing to spend time with this website will be pleased with their discoveries. AU information is free, with no registration required. A few tax-related advertisements appear, but users are not inundated with pop-ups.

The homepage is in a table-of-contents format Individual topics are presented as hyperlinks under the headings and are generally listed in the order posted rather than any particular topical sequence. Some topics appear under multiple headings, but most are listed once. Many resources are in HTML format, but some PDF documents are provided, as well as links to the 1RS website and extensive links to other websites for small business-related information. One of the best resources for the general user is an extensive and comprehensive listing of links to approximately 200 websites of interest to both individuals and business owners.

The table-of-contents homepage is the main organizational tool. Connections to external websites open in the same window. At the time of this review, all of the tested links were working and the materials were remarkably up to date.

Most of the resources have been created by A/N Group, Inc., and are not merely links to other sites. While the website creators state that the information is for business owners, much of the material is quite technical.

Tax News and Current Events

The first heading on the homepage is "daily update," which is indeed updated each weekday. …

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