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Federal Taxes
IRS Help: (800) 829-1040
IRS Forms: (800) 829-3676
IRS Refund: (800) 829-4477

State of Michigan Taxes
MI Help: (517) 636-4486
MI Forms: (517) 636-4486
MI Refund: (517) 636-4486


Election & Voting Resources

  • Michigan Election Information – A resource for information on upcoming elections in Michigan.
  • Michigan Voter Information Center – A resource for voter registration, information on the voting process, and more. 
  • Michigan Secretary of State's Office – Numerous links to resources including a full candidate listing for all open offices.
  • Citizens Research Council of Michigan – Provides objective, in-depth analysis of ballot proposals.
  • League of Women Voters Voters Guide
  • Vote 411 – Created by the National League of Women Voters, this site offers nonpartisan information on national, state, and local elections. Voters can enter an address and see what is on their ballot, read questionnaires from the candidates, and mark their choices to make a personalized "cheat sheet" to bring to the polls.
  • Electoral College – Information on the U.S. electoral college, including its history, how it works, relevant law, allocation of electoral votes, results from past elections, deadlines for state officials, links to teaching resources, and a FAQ. From the National Archives and Record Administration (NARA).
  • FactCheck.org: A Project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center – 'This site describes itself as a nonpartisan, nonprofit, consumer advocate for voters that monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.'
  • Follow the Money – The nonpartisan National Institute on Money in State Politics tracks contributions in all 50 states and makes this data easily searchable online.
  • Open Secrets – Your guide to the money in U. S. elections.
  • PBS News Hour Watch the Debates – Watch and interact with every presidential debate since 1960.
  • Pew Reserach Center: US Politics & Policy – Research and studies.
  • PolitiFact – Researches statements made by politicians and verifies whether they're true or not.
  • ProCon.org – Side-by-side comparison between candidates on 75 key issues as well as other resources.
  • VoteSmart-Just the Facts – Free, factual, unbiased information on the candidates and elected officials and thier votes, positions, ratings, speeches, and funding.