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IRS Form 990 Isn't the Whole Story


New Look, More Data at GuideStar


Understanding the IRS Form 990


Once the IRS recognizes an organization's tax-exempt, public charity status, subsequent reporting requirements vary. Most religious organizations are not required to file annual information returns, nor are organizations whose gross receipts are less than $25,000 per year. The majority of recognized charities fall into one of these two groups. All other organizations are required to file an annual information return: