The IRS 990 N form is an important document for nonprofit organizations. It provides information about the organization's finances and operations. The form must be filed every year, and it can be a helpful tool for donors and other interested parties. The IRS recently made changes to the form, so it's important to understand what these changes mean for your organization. This article will provide an overview of the new 990 N form and explain how to file it.
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|Form Name||Irs 990 N|
|Form Length||19 pages|
|Avg. time to fill out||4 min 45 sec|
|Other names||irs 990 n, epostcard irs form 990 n, form 990 n e postcard, irs n 990|
Chapter 1: Steps for filing an
To file an
1.Register with the epostcard.form990.org website as either an Exempt Organization or Preparer.
-Register as an exempt organization if you will only be completing the
-Register as a preparer if you expect to help multiple organizations. For example, a preparer can be a paid preparer, such as a CPA, or a volunteer aiding exempt organizations at a local library. By registering as a Preparer, you can use your login to register as many organizations as you wish.
2.Respond to the activation email sent during the registration process.
3.Complete and submit the
Chapter 2: Getting Started
Important! You will be required to enter an email address during the registration process. You must make sure that your email filters will allow email from firstname.lastname@example.org to be received.
Registration information needed
To register with the epostcard.form990.org website you will need the following information:
1.Are you registering as an Exempt Organization or are you registering as a Preparer.
2.If registering as an exempt organization, you will need the Employer Identification Number (EIN) for the exempt organization.
Important! The exempt organization submitting an
N)website for further information on qualifying as an organization that can submit an
3. Preparers need to provide a Login ID.
Note: Login IDs are automatically generated for exempt organizations.
4. Preparers need to provide a business name.
Note: The organization name is used for an exempt organization. It is the name for the EIN as registered with the IRS.
6.Your first and last name
7.Your email address
Note: The email address is used to activate the registration and to communicate status information about filings. It is not transmitted to the IRS.
8. Daytime telephone
Important! The exempt organization’s fiscal year for the year they are filing must be over before filing an
1. Employer Identification Number (EIN) for the exempt organization filing the
Note: The EIN is automatically determined for an exempt organization registration. A preparer must provide an EIN for the
2.Is the exempt organization terminated or going out of business (Yes or No)?
3.Are the exempt organization’s gross receipts normally $25,000 or less (Yes or No)?
Important! If the exempt organization is a supporting organization, the limit is $5,000 or less.
4.Supporting organizations must also answer the following question. Do you support only religious organizations (Yes or No)?
Important! The exempt organization must answer Yes to 3 and 4 (4 for supporting organizations only) to file an
5.One or more other (DBA – doing business as) names used by the organization.
6.Organization’s mailing address
7.Organization’s website address (if the organization has a website)
8.Principal Officer’s name and address.
Note: For certain exempt organizations, this name may be a business name.
Chapter 3: Accessing the website
Figure 1. Home web page
The normal steps in submitting an
1.To register as a new user.
2.Create a new
3.Submit the filing.
The following chapters explain these steps.
Chapter 4: Registering with the website
Click Step 1: Register as a New User
Figure 2 shows the Request Login ID (page 1) web page.
Figure 2. Request Login ID (page 1) web page
Click the Next>> button.
Figure 3 shows the Request Login ID (page 2) web page.
Figure 3. Request Login ID (page2) web page
Select if you are registering as an Exempt Organization or as a Preparer.
If you are registering as an Exempt Organization, enter your EIN.
Click the Next>> button.
Figure 4 shows the Request Login ID (page 3) web page for an Exempt Organization.
Figure 4. Request Login ID web page for an Exempt Organization
Figure 5 shows the web page for a Preparer.
Figure 5. Request Login ID (page 3) web page for a Preparer
Enter the requested information and click the Next>> button.
The information you enter is validated. Any errors are reported and you need to fix them. When all data is valid, an activation email is sent to the email address you provided.
Important! You must make sure that your email filters will allow email from email@example.com to be received.
Figure 6 shows the Request Login ID – Success web page.
Figure 6. Request Login ID (page 4) web page
Close your web browser and wait for the activation email to arrive.
Figure 7 shows a sample of the Activation Email.
Click the link in the email to return to efile.form990.org and activate your Login ID.
Important! Some email user interfaces can be configured to turn off links in the email. You should have links enabled to easily return to the website to activate your Login ID. Alternatively, you may cut and paste the link into your web browser. The link must be sent exactly as provided.