Resources: Selected Federal
EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering and Retrieval system) – A
searchable database of documents filed by public companies with
the SEC. One source for corporate financial and management
Department of Commerce –
An umbrella agency for many federal organizations which support
commerce in the U.S.
Bureau of Economic Analysis – Provides
domestic and international federal economic statistics.
International Trade Administration – A
source for international trade and industry information.
U.S. Copyright Office – Includes
copyright and licensing law, registration forms, compliance guidelines,
policy analysis, and news.
United States Patent and Trademark Office – The
key to understanding patent and trademark legislation, registration,
U.S. Department of Labor – Offers
the federal labor law, policy analysis, employer and employee guidelines,
news, and more.
Internal Revenue Service – Tax
forms, tax laws, policy analysis, and news
Social Security Online – The
official website of the United States Social Security Administration.
This site serves both individuals and businesses. Includes
history, law, policy analysis, and news.
SBA (United States Small Business Administration) –
information about how to start, finance, and manage a small business.
Also includes relevant news and legal information.
United States Treasury – An
umbrella Agency for the U.S. Mint, the Inspector General, and other
federal organizations which support the U.S. economic stability
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