Essential Research Resources
RIA Checkpoint (register) Comprehensive tax and accounting database.
IBIS World - IBISWorld provides reports for 700+ U.S. industries as categorized by NAICS. Two reports of interest are: 54121a - Accounting & Tax Preparation Services in the US. 54121b - Payroll & Bookkeeping Services in the US.
ProQuest: Business - Accounting & Tax Index (ProQuest) provides centralized access to top journals, reference reports, proceedings, dissertations and more
Business Insight Essentials - Access to articles, press releases, and information for domestic and international companies and associations. Provides access to investment reports, corporate chronologies company histories, and some SWOT analyses. Also includes brands and product information, industry and company rankings, and financial overviews.
Business Source Complete - Full text in all disciplines of business, including journals (many peer reviewed), market research reports, industry reports, country reports, SWOT analyses, and much more.