Applying for Tax-Exempt Status
This IRS interactive guide will Start
help you correctly complete
and submit IRS Form 1023.
Use these “prerequisite questions” to ensure you have
everything needed to apply for tax exemption using Form 1023,
Application for Recognition of Exemption, and its associated
After the questions, you’ll download the Form 1023 Checklist to
track the required documents, then you’ll download the Interactive
Form 1023 to your computer. Please read all content provided to
ensure you understand the requirements for tax-exempt status.
Before we start, note that certain organizations may be
eligible to apply using Form1023-EZ instead. Go to the
1023-EZ page for details.