INITIAL FILING REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A NEVADA NONPROFIT

  1. HOW TO INCORPORATE IN NEVADA STATE:
    1. File the Articles of Incorporation (signed) + a Customer Order Instruction Form.
      1. Note that the organization must appoint a Nevada resident agent who will have to sign a certificate of acceptance.
      2.  Send them to: Secretary of State New Filling Division 204 N. Carson Street, St 4 Carson City, NV 89701-4520
      3. The filing fee is $50
        1. The expedited processing is $125 (24h.) or $1000 (1h.)
      4.  For more information, go to the website: nvsos.gov or call: (775) 684-5708
    2.  File the Initial List of Officers, Directors and Resident Agent Form.
      1. Note that the Secretary of State must have this form on or before the last day of the first month following the initial registration date.
      2. Send it to: Secretary of State Status Division 202 N. Carson Street Carson City, NV 89701-4201
      3. This form can also be filed online
      4. The filing fee is $25
    3.  File the Charitable Solicitation Registration Statement (only if the organization will be soliciting funds in Nevada)
      1. For more information, go to the website: nvsos.gov or call: (7750 684-5708
  2. HOW TO OBTAIN 501(c) (3) TAX-EXEMPT STATUS:
    1. Form 1023 must be submitted to: Internal Revenue Service P.O. Box 12192 Covington, KY 41012-0192
    2. Filing fee is $850 ($275 for 1023-EZ Form, as of July 1st, 2016)
    3. For further information go to: www.irs.gov/charities or call: (800) 829–3676 (Form related questions) (800) 829–1040 (general information)
  3. HOW TO OBTAIN NEVADA STATE’S SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS:
    1. File Application for Sales/ Use Tax Exemption, together with a copy of Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, current financial statements and IRS Determination Letter.
    2. Send them to: Nevada Department of Taxation 1550 College Parkway #115 Carson City, NV 89706-7921
    3. There is no filing fee
    4. For more information, go to the website: tax.state.nv.us or call: (775) 684-200

ANNUAL FILING REQUIREMENTS

  1. NEVADA SECRETARY OF STATE:
    1. File Annual List of Officers, Directors and Resident Agent Form
      1. Note that the due date is on or before the last day of the first month after the date of incorporation.
      2.  Send it to: Secretary of State 202 N. Carson St. Carson City, NV 89701-4299
      3. This form can also be filed online at nvsos.gov
      4. The filing fee is $25
    2. File a Charitable Solicitation Registration Statement http://nvsos.gov/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=2912 (only if the organization will solicit funds in Nevada)
    3. For more information, call: (775) 684-5708
  2. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE:
    1. File the Annual Return Form 990
      1. Note that the due date is 4 and a half months after the end of fiscal year.
    2. Send it to: Internal Revenue Service 1160W 12th Street Ogden, UT 842201
    3. There is no filing fee.
    4. For more information, go to the website: irs.gov/charities or call (800) 829-3676 (Form related questions) (800) 829-1040 (general information)
    5. For Public Charities: Please go to the IRS website to determine which of the three forms to file: Form 990, Form 990-EZ, or Form 990-N.
    6. For Private Foundations: You are required to submit the Form 990-PF.