Form 990

Not Just a Tax Return

Form 990 is the annual form a nonprofit fills out and submits to the IRS to protect its tax-exempt status.  Depending on their circumstances, nonprofits have a choice of which form to submit.

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Form 990 Basics

Basic information about the various versions on the IRS Form 990 and when to file.

A Checklist of Filing Requirements for NH Nonprofits

A great list of initial and ongoing filing requirements for nonprofits in NH

Board Member's Review of Form 990

This table is designed to help board members effectively review the 990 and to consider the organization's policies and potential benefits of changes to those policies.

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Executive Review Guidelines for the Form 990

This guide from Nathan Wechsler & Company is designed for the executive(s) and board members charged with reviewing the annual IRS Form 990.

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IRS Governance Checklist

Part VI of the Form 990 asks a variety of questions covering the best practices in areas of governance and policy disclosures. The IRS has shared findings from their collection of data in this section. Nathan Weschler & Company have shared an article on this information.

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Unprecedented Collaboration

Nearly 20 foundations and corporations have invested in building the capacity of NH nonprofits through their support of this project.

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