E-gov services available for the United States

Citizen Services

Categories*Does the implementation of this type exist?Website linkShort description
1. Income taxes: declaration, notification of assessment
YES
www.irs.gov
www.taxadmin.org
Federal taxation: citizen has an opportunity to declare as well as check the value of his previously paid taxes. Local taxation: depending on the particular state website.
2. Job search services by labour offices
YES
jobcenter.usa.gov
www.careeronestop.org
www.usajobs.gov
American Job Center provides a single access point of key federal programs and local resources to help find a job, identify training opportunities and tap into resources to gain new skills.
CareerOneStop from the U.S. Department of Labor enables job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals looking for employment information and tools. USAJOBS.gov is a free web-based job board, is the official Federal Government source for federal job listings and employment information and opportunities.
3. Social security benefits
YES
www.benefits.gov
www.ssa.gov
Benefits.gov can help citizen determine which types of government assistance he might qualify for and where to apply. SSA.gov delivers a broad range of services online.
4. Personal documents: passport and driver’s licence
YES
travel.state.govThere is no national identity card.
U.S. Passport Card:
http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/passports/information/card.html
Site provides information and search engine of Authorized Passport Acceptance Facilities.
Driver's licenses are issued by each individual state rather than the federal government.
5. Car registration (new, used, imported cars)
NO
Several state websitesCar registration is provided by each individual state rather than the federal government. In many cases it is realized online.
6. Application for building permission
NO
Several state websitesBuilding permits are realized by each individual state rather than the federal government. In many cases it is realized online.
7. Declaration to the police (e.g. in case of theft)
NO
Several state websitesAn online crime reporting service is realized by each individual state rather than the federal government. In many cases it is realized online.
8. Public libraries (availability of catalogues, search tools)
YES
www.usa.gov/LibrariesIn the federal libraries as well as many state or local public libraries it is possible to view the catalogues online and to reserve a book.
9. Certificates (birth and marriage): request and delivery
NO
Several state websitesStates are responsible for certificates.
10. Enrollment in higher education/university
NO
Several websitesEvery university is responsible for enrollment.
11. Announcement of moving (change of address)
YES
www.usa.govQuestion forms applied to inform about the adress change.
12. Health related services (interactive advice on the availability of services in different hospitals;
YES
health.govPortal for health related resources and news from the US government.

Corporate Services

Categories*Does the implementation of this type exist?Website linkShort description
1. Social contributions for employee
YES
www.ssa.govSSA website provides employers access to Social Security’s web services.
2. Corporate tax: declaration, notification
YES
www.irs.govAccess to the tax declarations and information about taxes paid
3. VAT: declaration, notification
NO
NoneIn the United States, currently, there is no federal value-added tax (VAT) on goods or services. Instead, sales tax is common in most US states.
4. Registration of a new company
YES
www.sba.govFederal government provides database of state registries.
5. Submission of data to statistical offices
YES
www.census.govFull service access
6. Customs declarations
YES
www.cbp.govFull service access
7. Environment-related permits (incl. reporting)
YES
www.epa.govInformation available online
8. Public procurement
YES
www.fbo.gov
usaspending.gov
All the federal procurements are being published online.
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