How To Meet The June 15 Deadline for IRS Form 990

It’s crazy to think that we are already halfway through another year 😳

As you prepare to tackle the next six months of 2019, don’t put your beloved nonprofit organization at risk by failing to file Form 990 before the upcoming June 15 deadline.

If your organization operates on a fiscal tax year starting in February, your IRS Form 990 is due June 15th!

Luckily, June 15, 2019, falls on a weekend this year, so you will have until Monday, June 17th to file your 990 Form 😉

We want you to continue making a difference in your community, so we have pulled together some important information you’ll need to know for how to meet the June 15 deadline for IRS Form 990.

How To Meet The June 15 Deadline for IRS Form 990

What is Form 990?

IRS Form 990 is the annual financial and informational return filed by all tax-exempt nonprofit and charitable organizations. Your organization’s type and financial situation will decide which nonprofit tax return Form 990 you will file.

There are four types of 990 Forms in the Form 990 Series. Select and e-file the appropriate nonprofit tax return Form 990 based on the following requirements:

Form 990-N (e-Postcard) – For organizations reporting gross receipts less than $50,000

Form 990-EZ (Short Form) – For organizations reporting gross receipts less than $200,000 and total assets less than $500,000

Form 990 (Long Form) – For organizations reporting gross receipts equal to or greater than $200,000 and total assets equal to or greater than $500,000

Form 990-PF – For organizations identifying as an exempt private foundation, taxable private foundation, or a nonexempt charitable trust treated as a private foundation

E-File My Organization’s 990 Form

Preparing For The June 15 Deadline

Have Necessary Documents on Hand

Before filing your organization’s 990 Form, make sure you have located and organized all your required information. Trust me, being organized will make this process so much easier and less time-consuming.

Depending on which Form 990 you are required to file, you may have to report various details such as revenue and expense amounts, program services, a list of employees, financial statements, governance and more.

Know What Information You Need

Well since we’re on the topic of required information let’s go ahead to get to it. Here’s what you will need when you file your 990 Form with TaxBandits:

Information Needed To File Form 990-N
  • Employer Identification Number
  • Legal Name
  • Fiscal year period
  • Principal Officer
  • Current Address
  • Gross Receipts under $50,000
Information Needed To File Form 990/990-EZ/990-PF
  • EIN
  • Legal Name
  • Fiscal year period
  • Current Address
  • Contact number
  • Exemption type
  • List of Officers and Key Employees
  • Prior year return
  • Contributions for the past 5 years
  • Other Revenue details
  • Expenses
  • Investment Income details
  • Numbers of Employees, Contractors & Volunteers
  • Organization’s Mission
  • Accomplishments for the year (Grants Paid, Projects finished, etc.)
  • Donor Advised Fund Information
  • Endowment Funds Information
  • Assets

         (Art, Historical treasures, etc.)

  • Policies
  • Details of Activities
    (Political, lobbying, foreign transactions, etc.)
  • Related organizations

File IRS Form 990

The Comprehensive Guide To Filing Form 990

Now that you know how to prepare your IRS Form 990 you can easily file with the help of TaxBandits. We support your organization by providing a simplified, interview style filing process, automatic schedules and worksheets, retransmit rejected returns for free, support prior year filing and more! 

Be sure to take advantage of The Comprehensive Guide To Filing A 990 Tax Form For Your Nonprofit; a great resource which gives you everything you need to know about IRS Form 990 and how to file it!

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