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Business and Finance

Resources to help you with your business and management needs,
and databases and websites concerning companies and investments.

Morningstar Investment Research Center Logo

Morningstar Investment Research Center: This easy to use database includes research and independent opinions on thousands of mutual funds, stocks, and hundreds of ETFs. It even has great tutorials to get you started if you are new to investing!This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
Download the Morningstar Brochure

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NC Live Business Portal: The Business Portal is designed for local entrepreneurs, investors, and small business owners who are looking to get their business started, or grow their customer base. It's one stop shopping for business related resources.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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NC Live: Business and Management: A list of programs and databases having to do with business, management, and finance. Includes Databases, websites, newspapers, and ebooks that include investment advice and company profiles. It's Free, through NC Live! *

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Internal Revenue Service (IRS): All the forms you need to file federal taxes, and answers to many of your questions. Click on the "Individuals" tab and then "Forms and Publications" (on the left) to get to the list of forms! The Internal Revenue Service is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress.

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North Carolina Department of Revenue (NCDOR): All the forms you need to file NC state taxes, and answers to many of your questions. Click on the "Individuals" picture in the middle to get to the list of forms! NCDOR administers the tax laws and collect the taxes due the state in an impartial, uniform, and efficient manner. Their website has Tax information, forms, instructions, publications, reports, electronic filing procedures, and FAQs, for individuals, businesses, and practitioners.

My Logo is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.