The IRS has released guidance in Rev. Proc 2020-8 that requires electronic submissions of Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The guidance provides a 90-day transition relief period, during which paper Form 1023 applications will be accepted. This revenue procedure also modifies language related to the submission of written requests of Canadian charities to be listed on the Tax Exempt Organizations Search database or for a determination on private foundation status.
To see Rev. Proc 2020-8, click Rev. Proc 2020-8: Form 1023 – application for tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) must be filed electronically.
Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal..