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Accounting & Auditing

Financial Accounting Standards Board FASB's site offers authoritative statements, publications and exposure drafts.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) The AICPA offers scores of CPA-specific resources, including exposure drafts, audit quality centers, antifraud and audit committee resourses, and the PCPS Firm Practice Center.

Accounting & Tax Software

Lacerte Software 

Peachtree Software

QuickBooks Software

Business Valuation

Business Valuation Resources offers financial and transactional data relating to the sales of public and privately held companies, control premiums, minority discounts and marketability discounts.

First Research provides (for a fee) industry analysis and market research, featuring quarterly updates, state profiles, e-mail alerts and database of more than 140 industry profiles.

Career Resources

California Tax Education Council

California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)

Credit

True Credit At True Credit you can check your credit report and scores (for a fee).  You will have access to all three of your credit reports and credit scores, Experian, Equifax and TransUnion.

Eldercare

CalCPA's Personal Fianacial Committee offers a statewide list of localized eldercare resources. From homecare providers in Sacramento to the Social Security Administrations office in San Diego. 

Tax

California State Board of Equalization offers a wealth of information related to property tax, sales and use tax, and special taxes and fees, as well as forms and publications.

Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) This IRS website allows all federal tax payments to be made electronically. This includes corporate, excise and employment taxes, and 1040 quarterly estimated tax payments.

Employment Development Department (EDD) website has the latest EDD news to filing and payment options, plus links to other resources.

Franchise Tax Board (FTB) FTBs website provides information on e-filing, downloadable forms, tax amnesty programs and more.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) The dynamic IRS website is not just for downloading tax forms; amoung its features is breaking news and information for individuals and businesses.

Tax and Accounting Sites Directory This well-organized tax and accounting website give links to everything imaginable, from academia to software.