Small organizations filing a Form 990N “e-Postcard” are not included in this data. For the first time, tax-exempt organizations’ Form 990 series information returns will also be available on IRS.gov.
You may also notify us, and we will use reasonable efforts to remove information, where appropriate. An alphabetical index of the filings by all charitable organizations in California is kept at the Registry of Charitable Trusts office in Sacramento.
Find information about an organization’s tax-exempt status and filings. You can use the online search tool or download specific data sets. Nonprofit organizations that have been granted exemption from federal income taxes and that have annual receipts of $25,000 or more must file annual “form 990” financial reports with the U.S. Search our database of individual 990 forms of private foundations, public charities, and other nonprofits. The new Tax Exempt Organizations Search will also allow users to view IRS determination letters recognizing an organization’s tax-exempt status dated on or after January 1, 2014. In public appearances, IRS officials had indicated that the new search function might allow access to recently filed Forms 1023 (the application for recognition of tax-exempt status). However, the new website does not allow access to 1023s at this time.
Use this database to view summaries of 3 million tax returns from tax-exempt organizations and see financial details such as their executive compensation and revenue and expenses. You can browse IRS data released since 2013 and access more than 14 million tax filing documents going back as far as 2001.
Nonprofits In The States
The organizations required to file with the Registry of Charitable Trusts typically are foundations, private charities and benevolent associations. So you can go to the office of a tax-exempt organization and request to see a copy of its form 990. They cannot charge you for looking at the form, but they can charge you for the cost of making photocopies. The law also requires that any organization with tax-exempt status provide a copy of its form 990 for inspection by any member of the public who requests it.
- In addition, many states regulate charities and require similar annual financial statements.
- You also can click on the advanced search link on the GuideStar home page to do a more refined search or to search for all nonprofits in a particular city.
- We also link to copies of audits nonprofit organizations that spent $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a single fiscal year since 2016.
- Candid does not control information in the tax returns that it receives from the IRS.
- Once you’re registered, at the main GuideStar page just enter the name or part of the name of a nonprofit in the search box.
- Expect delays in data updates for the Tax-Exempt Organization Search tool.
Organizations on the auto-revocation list with a revocation date between April 1 and July 14, 2020, should have a revocation date of July 15, 2020. Expect delays in data updates for the Tax-Exempt Organization Search tool. To learn more about the Form 990-PF and view sample forms, see Demystifying the 990-PF.
But only the names of the organizations, the cities in which they are headquartered and other basic information is listed. Search the full text of millions of electronically filed nonprofit tax forms. The form 990 reports to the IRS list a nonprofit’s address, its officers and directors and their salaries, and information on its types of income and how it spent its funds. Data are retrieved from ERI Economic Research Institute’s Library of nearly 7 million Form 990, 990PF, and 990EZ reports. Information, including reported compensation data, from these IRS returns is processed at the rate of 60,000 returns per month. This massive extraction effort began with 2003 returns and continues today, constantly feeding the database used in ERI’s Nonprofit Comparables Assessor software.
The 990 Form contains twelve major sections supplemented by different schedules that provide more detailed information. STATS Indiana is the statistical data utility for the State of Indiana, developed and maintained since 1985 by the Indiana Business Research Center at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
Cumulative Data Files
These nonprofits include educational and charitable organizations, sometimes referred to as 501’s . The Exempt Organizations Business Master File Extract has information about organizations that have received a determination of tax-exempt status from IRS.
How do I pay my 990-PF taxes?
All depository taxes for a 990-PF return must be paid using the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS). For more information about EFTPS, or to enroll in the program, visit the EFTPS Website, or call 1 (800) 555-4477. Refer to Publication 966 and the Form 990-PF Instructions.
Form 990s are normally due on the 15th day of the fifth month after an organization’s tax-year ends. Thus, if an organization uses the calendar year as its tax year, the deadline is May 15. Data was created by IBM Watson’s Causebot by extracting fields from the IRS e-files . Greg Saxton has put together a Python tutorial for wrangling the AWS data into a MongoDB database. When available, we will post new CSV files of 990 tables on Data World. It is a statement of the organization’s positive or negative net worth.
Once you’re registered, at the main GuideStar page just enter the name or part of the name of a nonprofit in the search box. We have no conflict of interest from consulting or contracting, which allows us to stay independent and objective. Learn more about the information displayed in Forms 990 and 990-PF, as well as processing errors announced by the IRS. Another way to prevent getting this page in the future is to use Privacy Pass. You may need to download version 2.0 now from the Chrome Web Store. If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.
Additional Open Data Resources Of Note
Candid displays Forms 990 and 990-PF in the form displayed by the Internal Revenue Service as filed by the applicable nonprofit organization. Candid does not control information in the tax returns that it receives from the IRS. If a user believes any information in a return should not be displayed or is incorrect, we encourage you to contact the organization that prepared the return. You may also inform the Foundation Center, which will use reasonable efforts to remove information, where appropriate. Candid makes no warranty of any nature about any information in tax returns displayed on its web site.
Organizations making less than $50,000 don’t have to file either form but do have to let the IRS they’re still in business via a Form 990N “e-Postcard.” 990 Finder provides access to the most recent Forms 990 and 990-PF filed by nonprofit organizations with the Internal Revenue Service . The IRS recently replaced its “Select Check” feature on IRS.gov with a new Tax Exempt Organizations Search. As before, users will be able to confirm an organization’s tax-exempt status and find out whether the organization is classified as a private foundation, public charity, supporting organization, or other type of organization. The IRS has an online database of organizations that are eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions.
Special thanks to Francisco Santamarina for his meticulous work decoding the IRS XML documents to translate the data into a useful format and creating the Data Dictionary at the heart of this project. Similarly, Chad Kruse at SmarterGiving has a script to convert 990-PF XML files into a MongoDB database on GitHub here. In most cases the organization will just file a copy of the form 990 provided to the IRS.
Prior to 2017, these documents were obtained and processed by Public.Resource.org and ProPublica, and those older files are available at the Internet Archive. In addition to the raw summary data, we link to PDFs and digital copies of full Form 990 documents wherever possible. This consists of separate releases by the IRS of Form 990 documents processed by the agency, which we update regularly. An ambitious project by the Open Data Institute to create an open database for over 49 million companies globally.
You also can click on the advanced search link on the GuideStar home page to do a more refined search or to search for all nonprofits in a particular city. We also link to copies of audits nonprofit organizations that spent $750,000 or more in Federal grant money in a single fiscal year since 2016. In order to support use of this data, we have converted the XML files into a research database similar to the NCCS Core dataset. IRS Form 990 is a valuable source of information on non-profit organizations covering a wide variety of financial, governance, and compensation issues. GuideStar will return a list of any nonprofits that have your words in their names or descriptions. To request an automatic six-month extension of a 990 series return (other than a 990-N), send Form 8868 to the IRS by the due date (May 15 for calendar-year organizations).
In California charities must file annual reports with the Registry of Charitable Trusts, which is a division of the California Attorney General’s Office. At the Foundation Center site you can search by name of a foundation to access its form 990s.
Nonprofit Explorer includes summary data for nonprofit tax returns and full Form 990 documents, in both PDF and digital formats. Small tax-exempt organizations with average annual gross receipts of $50,000 or less may file the Form 990-N. It only asks for a few basic items of information (name, address, etc.) and can be filed on IRS.gov. The IRS Publication 78 contains a list of all organizations that currently have 501 tax exempt status and are in good standing (eligible to receive tax-deductible donations) under IRS code. Nonprofit organizations that have been granted federal income tax exemptions are regulated by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and must file annual financial reports with that agency.
Support is or has been provided by the State of Indiana and the Lilly Endowment, the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and Indiana University. The file on each organization can be examined at the Sacramento office. To access the form 990 for a nonprofit, look for the tab labeled Forms 990 & Docs. The form 990s can be obtained through the public information office of the IRS, but that process can take a long time. In addition, many states regulate charities and require similar annual financial statements. Scraping code for audit documents adapated from a script by Govwiki. We’ve created a guide for investigating nonprofits for those just getting started as well as for seasoned pros.