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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Taxpayers can use the Where's My Refund tool on the website or the IRS2Go mobile app to check their tax refund status within 24 hours after the IRS receives their electronic tax return or four weeks after they se... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Prior year tax forms, including those for 2012, are available on, states the Internal Revenue Service. To find the forms, navigate to the website, and click on the Forms & Pubs tab from the home page. Click on Pr... More » Business & Finance Taxes

Obtain federal tax forms online at, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Click the Forms & Pubs link near the top right of the home page. To locate the desired form, click either the Current or Prior Year t... More » Business & Finance Taxes