IRS StayExempt Tax Basics for Exempt Organizations
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Applying for Section 501(c)(3) Status
Published: August 30, 2013
Ensure your organization is eligible for tax exemption before applying. This course discusses eligibility, the benefits of exemption, how to apply and what you should know while waiting for a determination letter.
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View Form 1023 (Interactive) and Prerequisite Questions
Published: September 27, 2013
If your organization qualifies for tax exemption, you can use the Interactive version of Form 1023 to apply. It includes prerequisite questions to ensure you have all the necessary documentation. Other useful tools include auto-calculating fields, supplemental pages for additional information, help buttons and links to relevant information. It can be printed and submitted just like the standard Form 1023. An accessible version of Form 1023 is also available. Your organization may also be eligible to file Form 1023-EZ instead.
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       Additional Information for New Organizations

View Life Cycle of an Exempt Organization - link
Published: August 27, 2011
The Life Cycle tool provides information on points of intersection between organizations and the IRS. Materials include explanatory information and links to forms an organization may need to file during the five stages of its charitable life.