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How to file Nonprofits 990 Tax Extension Online for the 2023
tax year?

Enter the Nonprofit Organization Details

Enter the Nonprofit Organization Details

Choose the form type you need to extend

Choose the form type you need to extend

Choose the organization's tax year

Choose the organization's tax year

Review your return and fix errors, if any

Review your return and fix errors, if any

Pay and e-file 8868 to the IRS

Pay and e-file 8868 to the IRS

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Exempt Organizations Form 8868

What Information is Required to file the 2023 IRS Form 8868 Online?

  • Organization's Name, address, EIN, and tax year
  • The type of form for which you need an extension
  • Total tax liability and payment for the 2023 tax year.
  • Tax balance due, if any.

Note: Make sure the information of your Nonprofit organization matches the IRS database. You can verify your information with the IRS by contacting
1-877-829-5500.

Frequently Asked Questions on Nonprofits 990 Tax Extension

What is IRS Form 8868?

Form 8868 is an IRS tax extension form that can be used by Nonprofits and Tax-Exempt Organizations to extend their 990 filing deadline up to 6 months.

This extension is automatic, and the IRS doesn’t require any explanation for requesting an extension.

Note: You cannot use Form 8868 to extend the due date of Form 990-N.

Which Forms does a Form 8868 Tax Extension apply to?

Form 8868 can be used by Nonprofits and Tax-Exempt Organizations to extend the deadline for filing any of the following forms,

  • Form 990 or Form 990-EZ
  • Form 990-PF
  • Form 990-T (For sec. 401(a) or 408(a) trust, other trusts, and Corporations)
  • Form 4720 (For individuals and other than an individual)
  • Form 1041-A
  • Form 5227
  • Form 6069
  • Form 8870 (Paper filing)

When To File IRS Form 8868?

An exempt organization can file Form 8868 by the due date of the return for which the organization requests an extension. For instance, Form 990, 990-EZ, and 990-PF filers must file for an extension by the 15th day of the 5th month after the organization's fiscal
tax year ends.

So, for organizations following a calendar tax year, the deadline to file Form 8868 is
May 15th.

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What are the changes made to Form 8868 for the upcoming tax year 2023?

The IRS has recently released the Form 8868 for the 2023 tax year. Apart from the existing tax forms, the filers can now use Form 8868 to request an extension for one more form, i.e., Form 5330 (individuals & other than individuals)

What is Form 5330?

Form 5330 is an IRS form that individuals or entities can file to report and pay any taxes that are in relation to employee
benefit plans.

The filers requesting an extension for Form 5330 must provide some additional information such as Plan Name, Plan Number, and Plan Year Ending.

Besides, the IRS has also added a new part - Part III (Extension of Time To File Form 5330), which the filers must complete.

Note: The changes made in draft forms may be subjected to changes until the final release.

Where do I mail Form 8868?

IRS recommends the e-filing of extension Form 8868 for faster processing of the return and to get
status instantly.

If you choose to file by paper instead of electronic filing, complete the form and
mail it to:

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Department of the Treasury,
Internal Revenue Service Center,
Ogden, UT 84201-0045.

Note: The IRS accepts only the paper filing of Form 8868 to extend the deadline of Form 8870.

What are the Late filing penalties for 990 Forms?

A penalty is charged if the return is filed after the due date (including extensions) unless you show reasonable cause for not
filing on time.

The penalty amount may vary based on the organization’s gross receipts. Learn more about 990 Penalties.

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