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Nonprofit IRS Annual Filing and Forms

In general, exempt organizations are required to file annual returns, although there are exceptions. If an organization does not file a required return or files late, the IRS may assess penalties. In addition, if an organization does not file as required for three consecutive years, it automatically loses its tax-exempt status.

The IRS sends back Form 990 series returns filed on paper – and rejects electronically filed returns – when they are materially incomplete or the wrong return. The most common errors causing the return of a Form 990 series returns are missing or incomplete schedules.

Nearly all nonprofit organizations have to file a 990. Click here to see if you are exempt from filing a 990 form.



Source: IRS

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