The IRS application process for 501(c)3 tax-exempt status is not a simple one. Luckily, the IRS explains all the necessary steps for a nonprofit to obtain tax-exempt status with the IRS.
The IRS provides a Flow Chart outlining the many documents, forms, and steps most charities will need to complete their 501(c)3 application process.
The Life Cycle of a Public Charity is an easy tool to use. Click any of the steps on the Flow Chart and you will be redirected to an explanation with additional materials and information.
Also, the IRS Website has many resources and IRS Form 1023 and Form 1024 applications for nonprofits.
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