Form 990 Overview
Tax Exempt organizations with gross receipts greater than or equal to $200,000 and total assets greater than or equal to $500,000 are required to file Form 990. Form 990 is an annual information return required to be filed with the IRS by tax-exempt organizations classified under section 501(a), certain political organizations and nonexempt charitable trusts. Nonprofit tax filing form is used to report tax-exempt organizations' activities to ensure they're operating within the tax-exempt guidelines. Other information found on Form 990 includes organization finances, governance, certain federal tax filing compliance requirements, and compensation paid to certain people. Additionally, schedules may be required when filing Form 990, depending on the organization's tax-exempt activities.
Requirements to File Form 990
Detailed information required to file Form 990 - Exempt organization should include the Financial details such as revenues, expenses, assets, and liabilities, signature and other details including record keeping, rounding off to whole dollars, completing all lines, proper reporting amounts, inclusion of activities and items of disregarded entities and joint ventures, and reporting information from third parties.
Form 990 Schedules
|Schedule A||Public Charity Status and Public Support||Schedule B||Schedule of Contributors|
|Schedule C||Political Campaign and Lobbying Activities||Schedule D||Supplemental Financial Statements|
|Schedule E||Schools||Schedule F||Statement of Activities Outside the United States|
|Schedule G||Supplemental Information Regarding Fundraising or Gaming Activities||Schedule H||Hospitals|
|Schedule I||Grants and Other Assistance to Organizations, Governments and Individuals in the U.S.||Schedule J||Compensation Information|
|Schedule K||Supplemental Information on Tax Tax Exempt Bonds||Schedule L||Transactions with Interested Persons|
|Schedule M||Noncash Contributions||Schedule N||Liquidation, Termination, Dissolution, or Significant Disposition of Assets|
|Schedule O||Supplemental Information to Form 990||Schedule R||Related Organizations and Unrelated Partnerships|
Form 990 - Electronic Filing
E-filing or electronic filing, is also the preferred method by the IRS. E-filing is the most common way to file Form 990 by tax exempt organizations and tax professionals to file. The IRS can process e-filed returns more faster than paper filing, and electronic forms are easier to prepare. File 990 online with an IRS-authorized, e-file provider is much more secure than sending tax information through the postal mail.
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Other Supported Forms
Filed by organizations with gross receipts less than or equal to $50,000.Learn More
Filed by organizations with gross receipts less than $200,000 and total assets less than $500,000.Learn More
Form 990-PF is filed by Exempt & Taxable Private Foundations and also by Non-exempt Charitable Trusts which the IRS treats as private foundations.Learn More
Filed by political organizations and certain tax exempt organizations with taxable income remaining after the $100 special deduction for the taxable year.Learn More