E-File 990

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The IRS requires you to File Form 990 for organizations with gross receipts over $200,000.

Form 990 is due on the 15th day of the 5th month following the end of the organization's taxable year. For organizations on a calendar year, the Form 990 is due on May 15th of the following year. If due date falls on Saturday, Sunday or any federal holiday then the next business day is the due date.

According to the IRS, you have until the end of the next business day to complete and transmit your Form 990.

Your choice depends on your organization's gross receipts - File Form 990 if it exceeds or equals $200,000, Form 990-EZ if it's less than $200,000, or Form 990-N (e-Postcard) if it's less than $50,000.

If an organization doesn't provide any reasonable information for the late filing then IRS may emerge a penalty of $20 per day or 5% of the organizations gross receipts. If an organization fails to File 990 for three consecutive years, then IRS will revoke the tax exempt status of the organization.

Yes, you can File Form 8868 which is an application for Extension of time to File an exempt organization return, to request an automatic 6-month extension.

No, you won't be eligible to File a Form 990 until your organization reinstates its exemption status. You may need File Form 1023 or 1024 to reapply for tax-exempt status.

It may be possible - we recommend contacting the IRS tax-exempt hotline at 877.829.5500 and ask if you're eligible to File.

Our U.S. - based, customer support team is available to assist you with any difficulties - contact us via phone at 704.839.2321 or email with support@ExpressTaxExempt.com.

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