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SMALL TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS TO FILE FORM 990-N (e-POSTCARD)

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Small tax-exempt organization

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SMALL TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS INTRODUCTION E-File Tax-Exempt Organizations Forms with Express990.com

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The smallest of tax-exempt organizations, those grossing under $50,000 in receipts, are allowed to e-file the 990-N, e-Postcard, instead of hassling with the larger Forms 990-EZ and 990.

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INFORMATION'S YOU WILL NEED TO FILE THE FORM 990-N E-POSTCARD

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Employer Identification Number (EIN)

Tax Year for which the organization is filling

Legal Name and address

Different names the Organization uses

Website ( If you have one)

Name and Address of a Principal Officer

Confirmation of gross receipts of $50,000 or less

A statement that the organization is going out of business (if applicable)

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EIN (OR) EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER The EIN (or) employer identification number is a unique number that identifies the organization to the Internal Revenue Service.

To apply for an employer identification number, you should obtain Form SS-4 and its Instructions. You may also apply for an employer identification number online, by telephone, or by fax.

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TAX YEAR A tax year is usually 12 consecutive months. There are two kinds of tax years: •

CALENDAR TAX YEAR: This is a period of 12 consecutive months beginning January 1 and ending December 31; or

FISCAL TAX YEAR: This is a period of 12 consecutive months ending on the last day of any month except December.

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LEGAL NAME & ADDRESS Legal name is the name that identifies a person for legal, administrative and other official purposes. A legal address is the address you use for your mails and postal letters. It should be the address of a place where you normally reside for more than 90 days in a calendar year.

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PRINCIPAL OFFICER A principal officer is an officer who heads a high level office in an organization.

GROSS RECEIPTS Gross receipts are the total amounts the organization received from all sources during its annual accounting

period, without subtracting any costs or expenses.

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Express990 has made it even easier. We offer a step by step walk through that seems more like a conversation than a tax filing.

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Once you create an account, you will have immediate access to filing Form 990-N and with a couple clicks of

the mouse, you’ll be done and back to doing the things that are most important to you. Express990 allows you to file in just minutes and received an accepted IRS notice in around 15 minutes. If you are on the go and need to file Form 990-N, you

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WHAT IF YOU DON'T FILE FORM 990-N? If you choose not to file Form 990-N, or no longer qualify to file it, you may file Forms 990-EZ or 990.

WHAT IS IRS CP259E NOTICE? A CP259E Notice is a formal notice from the IRS because their records indicate that an organization that was required to e-file a 990-N but did not. If the organization has filed its return, with the same name and EIN as on the notice, within four weeks previous to receiving the notice, it may disregard the notice. E-File Tax-Exempt Organizations Forms with Express990.com

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WHEN IS THE E-POSTCARD DUE? HOW OFTEN DO I NEED TO FILE? The e-Postcard is due every year by the 15th day of the 5th month after the close of your tax year (usually the same as your accounting period). For example, if your tax year ended on December 31, the e-Postcard is due May 15 of the following year. If the due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the due date is the next business day.

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ARE THERE EXCEPTIONS TO THE REQUIREMENT TO FILE FORM 990-N (E-POSTCARD)? Yes, exceptions to the filing requirement include organizations that are included in a group return, as well as churches, their integrated auxiliaries and conventions or associations of churches.

CAN I FILE THE E-POSTCARD BEFORE THE CLOSE OF MY TAX YEAR? No, you cannot file the e-Postcard until after the end of your tax year.

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WHAT HAPPENS IF I FAIL TO FILE THE E-POSTCARD (OR FORM 990 OR FORM 990-EZ)? An organization that fails to file the required e-Postcard (or annual return) for three consecutive tax years automatically loses its tax-exempt status. The revocation of an organization’s tax-exempt status does not take place until the filing due date of the third year.

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