Page 1 - Identification
Page 1 - Part I - Question 2
If you are using the home address of an officer or board
including that person's name in the "c/o" line of Form 1023 may
prevent mail for your non-profit
organization from going astray.
Page 1 - Part I, Question 3
Be sure to use an address where you know a responsible
be checking the mail regularly for the next several months. For IRS
purposes, a post office box
Page 1 - Part I - Question 4
Your organization is required to have a Federal ID number before
submit your 501(c)(3) application. Apply for this using IRS Form SS-4.
Submit the form on-line or complete the form and call the toll free number
listed in the instructions. Sending
your Form SS-4 through the mail will
take much longer.
Note: It is never a good idea to use anyone's personal
security number on a non-profit's bank account, even for a short
period of time.
Page 1 - Part
I, Question 9
You are not required to have a website. If you do not have a
website, enter "No website."
1 - Part I, Question 10
Although the instructions for Form 1023 say that an organization is not
file Form 990 if annual gross receipts are normally less than
$25,000, this is no longer true. These small organizations
are now required
to file Form 990-N, also known as the E-Postcard, a brief on-line form.
Failure to do so for three
years in a row can result in revocation of your
organization's exempt status.