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IRS Exempt Organization Newsletter 2015-4

March 19, 2015

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On February 17, the IRS released its Exempt Organization Newsletter, Issue Number 2015-3.

Inside This Issue

  • Recent revocations
  • IRS seeks volunteers for Taxpayer Advocacy Panel
  • IRS’s Top Ten Identity Theft Prosecutions
  • Don’t include Social Security numbers on publicly disclosed forms
  • Register for EO workshops
  • Tax Time Guide: Online tools help taxpayers choose a qualified tax preparer
  • IRS Workshop for Small & Medium 501 (c)(3) Organizations

    March 9, 2015

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    • When: Tuesday, May 12, 2015 // 9 AM–4 PM
    • Where: Summit Lounge in the J.C. Penney Conference Center, UMSL North Campus
    • Fee: $45 before May 1; $55 after May 1; $70 at the event – Click here to register now!

    As every 501(c)(3) organization knows, IRS rules and regulations are stringent and require compliance on an ongoing basis if a nonprofit organization intends to maintain its 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt status. Attend this special, low-cost workshop to hear directly from the IRS about the benefits and responsibilities of tax exemption under 501 (c)(3), and actions that may jeopardize the exempt status of an organization.

    Topics will include:

    • The definition of unrelated business income, including common examples and exceptions, filing requirements and charitable gaming.
    • Classification of workers and filing requirements for employees and independent contractors.
    • An overview of the Forms 990, 990-EZ, and 990-N (e-Postcard), including tips on recordkeeping