EO Update: e-News for Charities & Nonprofits

October 5, 2020

Authored by: BCLP

New Navigating the Charities and Nonprofits website video

To help people visiting the Charities and Nonprofits section of IRS.gov, the IRS has created a special video to help you navigate the web page regardless of whether you are a first-time visitor or know exactly what you are looking for but just can’t find it.

Worker Classification Webinar

The Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division would like to invite you to register to watch the free Worker Classification Webinar on October 7, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. (ET).

This webinar is designed to help government and private sector entities understand the definition of an employee and determine whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor. It will also cover Form SS-8, Classification Settlement Agreements and what to do if an individual is an employee.

Questions emailed to: tege.outreach@irs.gov with subject line “Pre-submitted questions for the Workers Classification webinar (October 7)” will be answered as time permits.

For further details, see Webinars for Tax Exempt & Government Entities.

Help Improve the Tax Exempt Organization Search (TEOS) Experience

Take a 2-minute survey to help us improve the Tax Exempt Organization Search webpage. Visit Tax Exempt Organization Search and look for the blue “Feedback” tab on the right side of the webpage. Your response to the survey will help us improve your experience.

Enrolled Agent (EA) Inactivation/Termination Letters

The annual clean-up of EAs with SSNs ending in 4, 5, or 6 who did not renew during this year’s renewal cycle was completed in July and letters were sent late August. If you did not renew during the 2017 and 2020 cycles, go to the Enrolled Agent Newsfor how to reactivate.

New form for businesses and other entities to report identity theft

If you think someone is using your business name or Employer Identification Number (EIN) to submit fraudulent tax returns or Forms W-2, complete and submit Form 14039-B, Business Identity Theft Affidavit (PDF), to report identity theft to the IRS. This form is for use by businesses, trusts, estates and tax-exempt organizations. To prevent processing delays, make sure to submit all the requested documents and sign Form 14039-B. 

For information on identity theft and when to file Form 14039-B, go toReport Identity Theft for a Business and the Identity Theft Centralwebpages. 

Reminder: Most small organizations can file Form 990-N

Most small tax-exempt organizations whose annual gross receipts are normally $50,000 or less can satisfy their annual reporting requirement by electronically submitting Form 990-N.

Visit Form 990 Series Which Forms Do Exempt Organizations File Filing Phase In and the Interactive Form 990 Overview Training on StayExempt.irs.gov to learn more.

Did you know?

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