How To: Filing An Annual Tax Exempt Return For a New Organization

Are you new to the wonderful world of nonprofit/tax exempt organizations? would like to be the first to welcome you and get you ready for e-filing your organizations IRS Form 990.

Let’s take a look at the process…

Once you receive a confirmation from the IRS that they have you filed as a tax-exempt organization, you may begin gathering the information you need to file. You need to determine which 990 form to file by knowing your total gross receipts for the tax period…

  • Form 990-N – $50,000 or less a year in gross receipts
  • Form 990-EZ – $200,000 or less a year, or total assets of less than $500,000
  • Form 990 – $200,000 or more a year, or total assets greater than or equal to $500,000
Next, after you determine which 990 form to file and have all the needed information to enter, it’s time to get started. has designed our filing experience to feel more like a conversation than a tax form. Simply go to the homepage and select “New User”. From there, you will enter in your email address, create a password, set up a username, and provide a phone number.
After creating your account, you will be redirected to your “Dashboard” page, where you will immediately be able to start creating your return. From there just follow the directions and transmit to the IRS, it really is that easy. Once your return has been accepted, you will receive a confirmation email form us. Should your return be rejected, you will also receive an email containing details as to why it was rejected. You can quickly correct the information and re-submit the form to the IRS at no cost.
If you have any questions about e-filing Form 990 for your new organization, please do not hesitate to give us a call. You can contact our US-based Express990 Support Team via phone: 704.839.2321 or email: [email protected] 

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