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Zina Poletz

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Filing Forms 990 Electronically Becomes a Reality


Since 1995, the number of individual taxpayers taking advantage of electronic filing to file their 1040 tax returns has increased as much as 30 percent each year, as people discover the convenience (and faster refunds) of e-filing. In 37 states and the District of Columbia, taxpayers can e-file their federal and state tax returns in one transmission. Yet nonprofit organizations must still mail hard copies of their Forms 990 and state registration to the Internal Revenue Service and state charity officials.