There are many great sites on the World Wide Web but trying to actually find those great sites can be a frustrating experience. We have compiled a list of Websites that we have found to be helpful resources of information. When you click on a link, a new window will pop up. Close the window when you are ready to return to this page.
The Internal Revenue Service
Home of the IRS on the Web. The IRS has definitely done a nice job on their Website. This is the place to get IRS forms, publications, and the only place to check on the status of your refund.
Washington State Department of Revenue
This is a great site to get information on operating a business in Washington and see if a business is registered to do business in Washington.
King County Property Tax Information
Look up the amount you paid for property tax in any given year. You can also find the assessed value of any real property in King County.
Saving for College
Great resource for evaluating a variety of 529 plans.
Variety of useful financial information and another perspective on market conditions.
Currency & Foreign Exchange Rates
Valuable tool to calculate historical and current foreign exchange rates.
Applicable Federal Rates
This site is very helpful in determining the IRS's current published base interest rates also known as applicable federal rates (AFRs).
Information on stock options for both the employer and the employee.
Council on Foundations
They are a membership organization of more than 2,000 grantmaking foundations and giving programs worldwide. They provide leadership expertise, legal services and networking opportunities—among other services—to their members and to the general public.
This site has compiled a national database of US charitable organizations and provides data on more than 850,000 IRS-recognized nonprofits.
This site independently evaluates charities based on their efficiency and financial health.
Our local community foundation is a wonderful resource for charitable giving. Through the Seattle Foundation, donors can set up donor advised funds, scholarhips funds, and other types of charitable entities.
Salvation Army Valuation Guide
This site can help you decide the dollar value of your donated household items so that you have the most accurate information to claim your non-cash charitable deduction on your tax return.