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Federal Trade Commission
Theres a mother lode of practical information here, including the Business Guidance section, with scores of downloadable business publications on topics ranging from advertising to e-commerce to telemarketing. The directory of regional offices will steer you to the nearest Better Business Bureau, Public Utilities Commissions, state consumer affairs and other agencies offices.
John Q. Public meets Uncle Sam at FedWorld. You will find a wealth of government and business information-everything from government standards to 17,000 trade-related documents and up-to-date analyses of major U.S. industries. Browse databases, download forms, purchase reports and link to scores of other related sites.
Internal Revenue Service
Get the lowdown on current Federal tax regulations and other tax information at the Internal Revenue Services Web site, where you can also download tax forms and instructions. Its Small Business Corner offers advice on starting and operating your own business.
Library of Congress
The two most useful areas at this site are Thomas, where you search for information about legislation, and the Copyright Office, where information about copyright law is available.
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Get your free Adobe Acrobat reader here. You'll need it to download FREE tax forms from the IRS and state taxing authority sites.