Friday, March 30, 2007

Tax Return Resources 

A couple of helpful IRS pages:
1040.com - provided by Drake Software, this site has a form finder, tax calender, tax estimator, and links to state forms.

Yahoo's tax page, http://finance.yahoo.com/taxes, has lots of helpful links.


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Tuesday, March 20, 2007

TimesSelect Available to .edu email holders 

The New York Times has opened up access to TimesSelect to all students and faculty who have .edu e-mail addresses. See the sign up for more information.

TimesSelect provides access to The NYT archive dating back to 1851, op-ed columnists, news tracker, and more.

Source: WisBlawg

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Other Resources for Congressional Committee Witness Testimony 

Some Westlaw databases that are also available for Witness Testimony:

The US Political Transcripts (USPOLTRANS) database contains verbatim transcripts from various U.S. governmental and political organizations. The database includes transcripts of Presidential news conferences, press briefings, informal Presidential statements, State, Justice and Defense Department briefings and oral testimony from important Senate and House committee hearings. In addition, speeches, news briefs and press conferences of U.S. presidential candidates, U.S. Representatives, members of Congress, foreign dignitaries, and other political, humanitarian, social, and business leaders are included. Forums covered included the National Press Club, the daily White House news briefing, the Washington Foreign Press Center, the Washington Post-Newsweek National Security Forum, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, the Senate Armed Services Committee, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the House National Security Committee, and many others. Coverage begins with February 1994.

The US Congressional Testimony (USTESTIMONY) database contains documents with information from U.S. congressional committee hearings. A document is a witness list or a transcript of oral or written statements. This database contains witness lists for U.S. Congressional committee hearings, transcripts of oral statements and written statements submitted to committees of the U.S. Congress. Witnesses called on to testify before Congressional committees are frequently business and industry leaders and experts in their fields. Researchers can use USTESTIMONY to track legislative developments, track lobbying efforts on behalf of companies and industries, and find names of potential expert witnesses. Coverage begins with January 1993.

Source: Mark Jackson, Westlaw Rep

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