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What is Form 990?

Form 990 is an annual return filed by the tax-exempt & nonprofits to report their financial information, activities, and other information for the respective tax years.

Who must file Form 990?

Tax-exempt organizations whose gross receipts $200,000 or more (or) assets of $500,000 or more for the tax year.

When is Form 990 Deadline?

The deadline is the 15th day of the 5th month after the organization’s accounting period ends.

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Tax990 Enables Seamless 990 E-Filing with Exclusive Features

Easy Form Preparation

Form Preparation Options

Choose between our Direct-Form entry and Interview-Style filing methods to prepare forms.

Bulk Upload Templates

Bulk Upload Templates

Tax 990 allows clients to upload contributions and grants details in bulk through Excel templates.

Copy Data Option

Copy Data Option

You can import certain data onto your current return from prior returns filed with Tax990.

Internal Audit Check

Internal Audit Check

Our internal audit check helps you address any IRS errors in your 990 return before transmission.

Free 990 Schedules

Free 990 Schedules

Based on the data you report on the 990 Form, our system includes the required Schedules automatically for free.

Expert Assistance

Live Customer Support

Our support team is available via live chat, phone, and email to resolve your questions quickly.

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Staff Management

Staff Management

Invite your team members to prepare and submit the 990 filings for our clients. You can delegate this task to them

Client Management

Client Management

Prepare and handle 990 filings for numerous clients (multiple EINs) and ensure that clients review the returns via a secure portal before they are sent out.


E-Signing Options

We Support Form 8453-TE for Paid Preparers and Form 8879-TE for Electronic Return Originators (ERO).

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How to File Form 990 Electronically

  • Search for your EIN to import your organization’s data automatically from the IRS. You also have the option to enter your organization’s details manually.

  • Tax 990 supports filing for the current and previous tax years. Select the tax year for which you are required to file, select Form 990, and proceed.

  • We offer Form-based and Interview-Style filing options. Choose one at your convenience and provide the required
    form information.

  • Review your form summary and edit if required. You also have the option to share your form with foundation members for review and approval.

  • Once reviewed, you can transmit it to the IRS. Our system keeps you updated about the IRS status of your form via email and text.

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Information Required to E-file Form 990 Online

Information Required to E-file Form 990

Here is the list of major information that you’ll need to file Form 990 online,

  • The organization’s basic Information
  • Financial information such as revenue, expenses, assets, and liabilities
  • Program service accomplishments
  • Other IRS filings and tax compliance requirements
  • Key personnel, governing body and management details

Form 990-T - Reporting Unrelated Business Income (UBI)

Organizations generating $1000 or more income from any unrelated businesses must file Form 990-T to report that information.

With Tax 990, you can e-file Form 990-T easily and report your organization’s UBI to the IRS. Learn More

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Frequently Asked Questions about Tax Form 990

What is IRS Form 990?

Form 990 is an annual information return filed by nonprofit and other tax-exempt organizations, charitable trusts, and section 527 political organizations used to report their financial information, activities, and other information required by section 6033 to the IRS.

Form 990 and the information reported on it help the IRS ensure that organizations are staying compliant with all established guidelines, while also providing transparency for potential donors.

Who must file Form 990?

Form 990 is filed by organizations with gross receipts of $200,000 or more (or) assets of $500,000 or more.

When is the deadline to file Form 990?

Form 990 is due by the 15th day of the 5th month after the end of the accounting period. For organizations following the calendar tax year, the deadline to file Form 990 is May 15th.

Operating on a Fiscal Tax Year? Find your 990 deadline using our due date calculator.

How many parts are there in Form 990?

Here’s the breakdown of Form 990:

  • Part I - Summary
  • Part II - Signature Block
  • Part III - Statement of Program Service Accomplishments
  • Part IV - Checklist of Required Schedules
  • Part V - Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance
  • Part VI - Governance, Management, and Disclosure
  • Part VII - Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, Highest Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors
  • Part VIII - Statement of Revenue
  • Part IX - Statement of Functional Expenses
  • Part X - Balance Sheet
  • Part XI - Reconciliation of Net Assets
  • Part XII - Financial Statements and Reporting

Check out our step-by-step instructions to understand how to complete Form 990.

What are the additional filing requirements for Form 990?

Organizations filing Form 990 may be required to attach certain schedules for reporting additional information, depending on the details they report.

From the 16 Schedules available for Form 990, organizations should attach any and all applicable schedules based on their requirements.

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Should Form 990 be filed electronically?

Yes! As per the Taxpayer Act of 2019, the IRS requires organizations to file Form 990 electronically for a tax year ending on or after July 31, 2020.

Get Started with Tax990 and file your Form 990 electronically with the IRS. Supports current (2023) and prior year filings (2022, 2021).

Can I get an extension to file Form 990?

Yes! If your organization needs more time to file Form 990, you can e-file Form 8868 to extend your 990 deadline. The IRS will provide an automatic 6-month extension when you file Form 8868 on or before the original deadline.

This means if your organization follows the calendar tax year and filed an extension, your extended 990 deadline will be November 15.

What are the penalties for filing Form 990 late?

If you fail to file Form 990 on or before the deadline, the IRS will impose late filing penalties on your organization.

The amount of penalty ranges between $20/day - $120/day for each day past the deadline, based on your organization’s gross receipts.
Learn more about 990 penalties.

How do I amend a previously filed 990 return and what information can I amend?

You have the flexibility to amend any details in your original Form 990, with the exception of the organization's EIN, but this amendment is only possible once the IRS has accepted the initial filing.

If your initial Form 990 was submitted through Tax 990, all the field values from the original form will be copied to the amended form when you select the "Amend this Return" option. To effect changes, access the relevant section, select "edit" revise the information, and then proceed to submit the updated form to the IRS.

When you originally filed the 990 form with a different provider, you can still utilize Tax990 to file amendments. This involves entering all the required information in the fields.

Do I need to file Form 990 if my tax-exempt status was revoked?

Organizations that failed to submit the required Form 990 series returns for three years in a row and lost their tax-exempt status must apply for reinstatement. After your reinstatement application is processed, you can submit your Form 990 to the IRS and indicate that your reinstatement application is currently pending
with the IRS.

What is the difference between Form 990 and Form 990-PF?

Form 990 is filed by tax-exempt organizations that have gross receipts of $200,000 or more (or) assets of $500,000 or more, whereas Form 990-PF can only be filed by private foundations.