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2. Nonprofit Regulation
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How can an organization have $0 is gross receipts and total assets and still be in operation?
How does an organization get removed from your website when it has dissolved?
What is the Form 990? What is its history? (FAQ)
Where can I find historical information on nonprofit regulation? (FAQ)
How does the IRS define "charitable"? (FAQ)
Are US Nonprofits Required to Report to the Government?
How do I post my 990 and other IRS forms online?
How is Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) Calculated?
Is the federal tax code available online?
What is earned income?
Where can I find detailed information on IRS treatment of nonprofits?
Are nonprofits subject to excise taxes? (FAQ)
Governance issues and resources
How does e-commerce effect e-filing? (FAQ)
How does the IRS distinguish nonprofits from foundations? (FAQ)
How many 501(c)(3) organizations have 501(c)(4) affiliates and are they created for advocacy purposes? (FAQ)
How many Form 990s are electronically filed?
How many nonprofits lobby and what are the IRS limits to lobbying? (FAQ)
IRS Hospital Study (2009)
IRS Report on Exempt Organizations Executive Compensation Compliance Project (March 2007)
Must my IRS Form 990 be made available to the public? (FAQ)
New Form 990 Revisions Effective Tax Years 2008 and Later - Impact on NCCS Data Files and Research
Redesigned 2008 IRS Forms released
Regulation of Supporting Organizations
Section 4947 Trusts
What are the reporting requirements for "federal awards"? (FAQ)
What percentage of 501(c)(3) applicants are rejected by the IRS? (FAQ)
What percentage of 501(c)(3) organizations are audited by the IRS? (FAQ)
When are nonprofits required to file IRS forms in mulitple states and how many do? (FAQ)
Where can I find legal and management guidance for my nonprofit? (FAQ)
Are governments and related tax-supported entities nonprofits? (FAQ)
Are nonprofit organizations required to report grant recipients? (FAQ)
How are noncash or inkind contributions treated by the IRS? (FAQ)
How can I obtain copies of completed Forms 990? (FAQ)
Overview of the Redesigned 2008 IRS Form 990
When can a nonprofit organization file a Form EZ instead of the full Form 990? (FAQ)
Which nonprofit organizations are required to file with the IRS? Which organizations file the Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF? (FAQ)