Below is a listing of available documents and/or presentations that may be of interest to business owners and entrepreneurs.  Note that some files may need to be saved/downloaded to your desktop rather than opening in your browser window.

BOS Event Media/Documents:

International Summit on Entrepreneurship & Innovation:

Immigrant Business Research


IRS Video Portal – Contains video and audio presentations on topics of interest to small businesses, individuals and tax professionals. You will find video clips of tax topics, archived versions of live panel discussions and webinars –

Virtual Small Business Tax Workshop – This workshop helps business owners understand federal tax obligations –

Small Business and Self/Employed Tax Center – Find it fast! Select business topcs using our A-Z listing, or by business type. We also provide links to major business subjects, which provides a gatewy to all related information on that subject. – IRS Small Business/Self Employed Tax Center

Industries/Professions – Provides a listing of Industry-specific Tax Centers. – Industry/Professions

Recordkeeping – Good records will help you monitor the progress of your business, prepare your financial statements, identify source of receipts, keep track of deductible expenses, prepare your tax returns, and support items reported on tax returns. – Recordkeeping

Issue Management Reolution System – IMRS captures, develops and responds to significant national and local stakeholder issues. When stakeholder organizations notify the IRS of concerns about IRS policies, practices and procedures, analysts research and respond to the issues. IMRS also identifies nationwide trends in the reporting, filing and paying requirements that may necessitate changes to IRS processes and procedures. – IMRS

Subscribe to e-News for Small Businesses – A free electronic mail serice designed to provide tax information for small business owners and self-employed individuals. It is distributed every other Wednesday. – e-News for Smal Businesses

IRS New Media – Stay connected via social media – Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc. – IRS New Media


San Jose Public Library:

Plunkett Research Online has a ton of industry statistics, information on market trends and top companies. This resource can help folks who are researching statistics for their business plans. In addition, job seekers can find job market trends and statistics, build a custom report of job prospects, and hunt for jobs.

Silicon Valley/ San José Business Journal: We have a digital subscription! All the same content as the print version, including Book of Lists. As you know this is a great resource for business leads. You will also have access online to San Francisco Business Times.

You must be logged in as a Library user to access.  These resources and others are available online, free, from home or work, with a valid San José Public Library card (which is also free to get).