The forms to file for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status are available at, states the Internal Revenue Service. Applicants complete Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501 of the Internal R... More » Business & Finance Taxes

When applying for tax exempt status, an applicant can speed the process by including the correct fee, verifying that each required page is complete and describing the organization's activities in detail, according to the... More » Business & Finance Taxes Income Tax

A tax-exempt number is an identifying number that the IRS provides to organizations that qualify for and apply for tax-exempt status. The purpose of these numbers is to exempt approved organizations from paying federal l... More » Business & Finance Taxes
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