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Governmental:  CANADA

The Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is responsible for the administration of tax laws for the Government of Canada, and for most provinces and territories.

Finance Canada

The federal Department of Finance is responsible for the development of federal fiscal policy, including laws affecting federal taxes, financial institutions and markets, and federal-provincial transfer payments.

The Bank of Canada

The Bank of Canada site includes a variety of useful features, including information on interest and exchange rates, financial indicators, securities auctions and more. The convenient “Currency Converter” allows you to determine Canadian dollar equivalents for a broad range of foreign currencies.

Ministry of Small Business and Revenue – BC

This website provides valuable information for corporations, small businesses, home offices, tradespeople, and individuals who are self-employed.

Miscellaneous:  CANADA

Small Business BC

The Small Business BC website is an invaluable resource for anyone who is thinking about starting their own business.


The Globe and Mail

National, international and business news.


Governmental:  USA

The Internal Revenue Agency

The Internal Revenue Agency (IRS) is responsible for the administration of tax laws for the Federal Government of the USA.









USA Individual State Tax Forms:


Tax Information For Federal, State and Local Governments

FSLG – Responsible for ensuring federal tax compliance by federal, quasi-governmental and state agencies; city, county, and other units of local government; and governmental entities in  American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  The office coordinates activities with other IRS offices such as Customer Account Services, Counsel, Government Liaison & Disclosure, Employee Plans and Excise Tax. Additionally, Federal, State and Local Governments works with the Taxpayer Advocate Service to resolve tax problems.

Social Security Administration
Learn how the Social Security Administration can help with your retirement, medicare, disability, survivorship and other benefit questions.

U.S. Small Business Administration
You don’t need an MBA to use the SBA. This site outlines everything in plain English. The SBA site contains a wealth of information for entrepreneurs and small business owners.

U.S. Department of Commerce
A thorough overview of the Commerce Department and the organizations under its banner

Federal Consumer Information Center
Not only a catalog of free and low-cost federal publications of consumer interest, but also a wealth of information on other subjects such as product recalls, the latest scams and frauds, and more.


Microsoft MoneyCentral

MoneyCentral is the best source for all your personal finance needs. Get quotes, stock research, portfolio tracking, news, and online bill payment. Stay updated with a wide range of personal finance topics.

CBS MarketWatch
This investment supersite provides links to stock quotes, IRA information, financial news, mutual funds, stock recommendations, investment message boards and so much more.

The largest airport foreign exchange, foreign currency, currency exchange, Bureau de change and foreign money provider. Providing competitive exchange rates, travelers cheques and online currency converters.

News:  USA

New York Times

An eight page digest of the New York Times presenting the highlights of the front-page articles, the top foreign, national and business news, sports, results, the daily crossword puzzle, and a selection of editorials and commentaries.

The Newspaper Association of America
The Newspaper Association of America provides a large list of U.S. magazines with Web sites. Some contain the full content and back issues of the publication and others are little more than advertising brochures. Most contain information to help and appraiser looking for locational background.

Pathfinder Site
A site created by Time Warner with access to many newspapers, bulletin boards, chat sessions and other media material. This site is in a constant state of radical revision. Time, Time Daily, People, People Daily, Life, Nightly News, Money Daily, Asiaweek and National Review online.

Money Magazine
Money Magazine online edition is a outstanding resource for tax, real estate, insurance and retirement information.


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