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IRS Makes Charity Information Available Online

by Leroy Baker, Tax-News.com, Washington

24 February 2017


The US Internal Revenue Service has for the first time placed information online from applications from charities for tax-exempt status.

The data on the IRS website is in spreadsheet format and includes information for approved applications beginning in mid-2014, when Form 1023-EZ, Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption, was introduced, until end-2016. The IRS's Tax Exempt and Government Entities division approved more than 105,000 applications for exemption submitted on the Form 1023-EZ from 2014 to 2016.

The information will be updated quarterly, starting with the first quarter of calendar year 2017. Previously, such data was only available through a lengthier process, including the completion of a separate form to the IRS.

"The new online availability of Form 1023-EZ data is an important step forward and will allow taxpayers to more easily research information on tax-exempt organizations," said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.

Information in Form 1023-EZ includes basic identifying information such as the name of the organization, Employer Identification Number, and the names of officers, directors, and trustees. It also contains information on items such as the organizing documents, state of incorporation, and an organization's purpose and activities.

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