BIZ BYTES : SITE OF THE WEEK.
TAXING DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN: In an annual symbol that ends holiday revelry Revelry
Revenge (See VENGEANCE.)
Reward (See PRIZE.)
in honor of Bacchus, god of wine. [Rom. Religion: NCE, 203]
Boar’s Head Tavern
scene of Falstaff’s carousals. [Br. Lit. and marks a return to reality, the Internal Revenue Service on Friday began mailing out its 1997 federal income tax forms. Most people should get their packages by this week. This year's tax forms vary only slightly from the 1996 version. Most of the major changes in the tax code incorporated in the balanced budget Balanced budget
A budget in which the income equals expenditure. See: budget.
A budget in which the expenditures incurred during a given period are matched by revenues. deal worked out between President Clinton and Congress last year don't go into effect until the 1998 tax year.
The IRS An abbreviation for the Internal Revenue Service, a federal agency charged with the responsibility of administering and enforcing internal revenue laws. said this year it is expanding its free telephone assistance service to 16 hours a day, six days a week. That service, which received 100 million calls last year, is available at 1-800-829-1040.
UNCLE SAM.COM (1) (Computer Output Microfilm) Creating microfilm or microfiche from the computer. A COM machine receives print-image output from the computer either online or via tape or disk and creates a film image of each page. : Do you have questions about that tax form coming your way? Who better to ask then Uncle Sam himself. Loads of information, including procedures for filing by home computer, can be obtained through the IRS website at www.irs.ustreas.gov.