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Form 990

The tax return for a tax exempt organization in the United States. Charities, for example, must file Form 990 every year to maintain their legal nonprofit status.
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Support of IRS Forms 990, 990T extensions and international disclosures (926, 8865, etc.
The unauthorized access affected nonprofit users of IRS Forms 990, 990-EZ, and 990-N (e-Postcard).
In 2012, the IRS reviewed tax filings and publicly available online information of 285 organizations that reported a significant diversion of assets on their 2009 Forms 990 and considered how governance practices might contribute to these diversions.
We are seeking a qualified CPA firm with substantial nonprofit/endowment experience, with a focus on higher education, to conduct an annual audit of the Foundation, and report thereon, and prepare the Forms 990, 990-T, F-1120, TD F 90-22.
When federal credit unions filed Forms 990-T to claim health insurance premium tax credits, in some cases the filings prompted an automated search for past Forms 990, which were not required.
Earlier this year, an IRS official reported filing errors in approximately 1% of redesigned Forms 990 filed electronically during 2010.
Exempt Organization Returns: These regulations also allow an automatic three month extension for filing Forms 990 (series), 1041-A, 4720, 5227, 6069 or 8870 if a request is made on a timely filed Form 8868.
This information is available to the preparer and others accessing Forms 990.
To improve public access to relevant information, the administration's proposal requires exempt organizations to provide copies of their Forms 990 and related materials to any person who requests these documents and pays a reasonable fee to cover copying and mailing costs.
Tax-exempt organizations with $10 million or more in total assets were also required to file their Forms 990 electronically beginning in 2007.
In our experience, board members reading the returns raised many questions and issues and in some cases caught errors that had long been reported in the cookie-cutter Forms 990 of past years.