Frequently asked questions
What is included in your 501(c)(3) Service?
• If Incorporated already, Articles of Incorporation reviewed for I.R.S. required 501(c)(3) language
• Articles of amendment if needed
• Bylaws and minutes
• (EIN) Employer identification number
• State charitable solicitation registration
• Multi-state charitable solicitation
• State tax exemption
• Sales tax exemption
Federal I.R.S 501(c)(3)
• 501(c)(3) 1023 – EZ eligibility qualification
• 501(c)(3) status within four weeks (for qualified organizations)
• 100% Guaranteed Approval
• (for organization that does not qualify for the 1023-EZ)
• Complete 501(c)(3) 1023 application preparation with all schedules and attachments (signature ready)
• 100% Guaranteed Approval
• Drafting of financials (3-year projection)
• Narrative and keywords reviewed (CMS)
• Conflict of interest
• I.R.S inquires
• Form 990-N (e-Postcard) – Required annually by the IRS. ($50,000 or less in gross revenue)
What are your fees?
Please give us a call at 877-439-3678 for a completely free consultation regarding your organization and which is the best way for you to file. We will go through an eligibility list to determine the fastest and best way to file for your 501(c)(3) with the government.
What are the Filing fees for processing the state required documents?
Besides Incorporation, what other documents are needed to file in my state?
What are the government filing fees for processing the Federal 501(c)(3) required documents?
The I.R.S. requires a one-time processing fee. ($275.00 or $600.00)
IRS Fee $275.00
For qualified small organizations, The I.R.S. has a special application process and a fee of only $275.00
To become eligible and to take advantage of the new Form 1023EZ, organizations will need to complete an eligibility
checklist worksheet and have estimated yearly gross receipts not more than $50,000 in any of the next three years, an annual gross receipts not greater than $50,000 in any of the previous three years. Additionally, the organization’s total assets must not go beyond $250,000.
We will complete an eligibility checklist for your organization to see if you are eligible to take advantage of the new form 1023 EZ.
In the event you satisfy the above qualification requirements, we will file the 1023- EZ Form Electronically directly to the IRS. (The I.R.S Processing USER fee is $275.00)
Note! Churches, schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, supporting organizations, HMOS, ACOs, and entities with donor-advised CAN NOT file using the Form 1023-EZ. (see below) IRS fee $600.00
In the event you are NOT eligible for the 1023 EZ process the IRS fee will be either a flat $600.00
Note! Churches, schools, colleges, universities, hospitals, supporting organizations, HMOS, ACOs, and entities with donor-advised MUST file Long form 1023. IRS fee $600.00
How does my organization become eligible for the new 1023 EZ Form?
What organizations are NOT eligible for the new Form 1023 EZ?
What if my organization pays the $275.00 I.R.S. fee and my organization goes over 50,000.00 per year in total income?
At the time of application, you need to make a faith-based estimate of your yearly gross income. If you are blessed with more than 50,000.00 per year, it is simply reported on the annual required form 990 Tax return for non-profits.
Why would I want to choose the $600.00 IRS fee instead of the $275.00?
How long does it take for the government (I.R.S) to process my application and issue a 501(c)(3) Status?
Can I solicit and start receiving contributions before my application is 501(c)(3) approved is approved?
You can receive but not solicit for until you are approved with your State charitable registration. (This is included in our services)
How will I know I am 501(c)(3) tax-exempt?
When does the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status start?
The IRS will retro act the 501(c)(3) status back to the date of incorporation up to 27 months. This means that the organization’s activities are retroactively tax-exempt and donations are retroactively tax-deductible to the donor. If you are applying after 27 months from the date of formation, then the 501(c)(3) status will be the date the IRS receives the application.