Forms, Fees and Publications

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Publication 557 None N/A An IRS publication that details the rules and procedures for seeking to obtain exemption from federal income taxes.
Request for Reservation of Name $35 Secretary of State Reserves a unique name for the organization.
Articles of Incorporation $70 Secretary of State Legally incorporates the nonprofit.
Form SS-4 None IRS Applies for Employer Identification (Federal ID) Number
Form 1023 and Form 8718 $850 or $400 IRS Applies for federal tax exemptions under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS tax code. Must accompany form 8718 (User Fee for Exempt Organizations Determination Letter Request).
Form ST-16 None Department of Revenue Applies for exemption from Minnesota sales taxes (Not all 501(c)(3) organizations qualify for this exemption).
Form ABR None Department of Revenue Registers for tax ID number for organizations collecting tax on products or services, or withholding taxes for employees.
Charitable Registration $25 Attorney General Registers the organization for charitable solicitation.

Form 990

Instructions for Form 990

None IRS Files tax return for tax-exempt organizations with gross receipts greater than or equal to $200,000 or total assets that are greater than or equal to $500,000 at the end of the year.
Form 990EZ None IRS Files tax return for tax-exempt organizations with gross receipts less than $200,000 or total assets that are less than $500,000 at the end of the year.
Form 990N None IRS Files tax return for tax-exempt organization with with gross receipts less than or equal to $50,000
Annual Report $25 Attorney General Files annual financial statements.
Annual Registration None Secretary of State Maintains organization incorporation status. Organizations must pay a $25 fee to reinstate its incorporation.

 

 
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