2013 Tax Filing Information for Clubs

All US Clubs' Tax Form 990 due by February 15, 2014
Clubs whose annual gross receipts are normally $50,000 or less are required to electronically submit Form 990-N, also known as the e-Postcard, unless they choose to file a complete Form 990 or Form 990-EZ instead. If you do not file your e-Postcard on time, the IRS will send you a reminder notice.

There is no penalty assessment for late filing the e-Postcard, but an organization that fails to file required e-Postcards (or information returns – Forms 990 or 990-EZ) for three consecutive years will automatically lose its tax-exempt status. The revocation of the organization’s tax-exempt status will not take place until the filing due date of the third year.

How to File
Use this link to file the e-Postcard. If you have trouble accessing the system using that link, you may be able to access the filing site directly by typing or pasting the following address into your Internet browser: http://epostcard.form990.org. When you access the system, you will leave the IRS site and file the e-Postcard with the IRS through their trusted partner, Urban Institute. The form must be completed and filed electronically. There is no paper form.

Information Needed to File e-Postcard
Completing the e-Postcard requires the eight items listed below:

1. Employer identification number (EIN), also known as a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN).

2. Tax year

3. Legal name and mailing address

4. Any other names the organization uses

5. Name and address of a principal officer

6. Web site address if the organization has one

7. Confirmation that the organization’s annual gross receipts are $50,000 or less

8. If applicable, a statement that the organization has terminated or is terminating (going out of business)

 

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