Resources

Taxing Authorities

Internal Revenue Service (www.irs.gov) – The Internal Revenue Service is a great starting point to finding answers to your federal tax questions. The site provides taxpayers with contact information, tax forms, and a wide variety of informational publications.

Virginia Department of Taxation (www.tax.virginia.gov) – The website for the Virginia Department of Taxation provides relevant news and information for all Virginia taxpayers. The site includes great resources for businesses and individual’s alike.

Virginia Court Systems

United States Supreme Court (www.supremecourt.gov) – Keep up with the big cases that influence politics, laws, and lives from coast to coast. This website allows users to access recent court decisions, view upcoming dockets, and get information about visiting the highest court in the land.

Federal Tax Court (www.ustaxcourt.gov) – The U.S. Tax Court website provides great resources to both taxpayers and practitioners. Learn about the rules, fees and other filing requirements by visiting this site. This site also allows Petitioners to track the filings in their cases in real time.

United States District Court Eastern District of Virginia (www.vaed.uscourts.gov/locations/ric.htm) – This site has useful information for the Federal District Courts located in Alexandria, Newport News, Norfolk, and Richmond. Among other features, the site contains information about jury duty, parking, hotels near the courthouses, and local rules.

Virginia Court System (www.courts.state.va.us/courts/home.html) – The Virginia Court System website is a one-stop resource for all Virginia Courts. Visitors can find information on district and circuit courts for each locality, as well as, the state appellate courts and the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Resources for Low Income Taxpayers

Community Tax Law Project (www.ctlp.org/) – The Community Tax Law Project represents indigent taxpayers before the IRS and the Virginia Department of Taxation.

Free Tax Preparation (www.tax.virginia.gov/site.cfm?alias=FreeFile) – The Virginia Department of Taxation has assembled links to several organizations that will prepare tax returns to qualified individuals free of charge.

Additional Tax and Legal Resources

Internal Revenue Manual (www.irs.gov/irm/) – The Internal Revenue Manual is the field manual used by IRS employees in their day-to-day activities. These comprehensive and well-organized document provides taxpayers with a broad understanding of the Service’s internal processes, including specific decision making criteria.

Virginia General Assembly Legal Information Service (https://leg1.state.va.us/lis.htm) – This free resource provides users with a searchable database of the Code of Virginia, The Virginia Administrative Code, legislative documents and a wide variety of other legal information.

Bar Associations

American Bar Association (www.americanbar.org/aba.html)

Virginia Bar Association (www.vba.org)