Express990 makes filing 990-PF returns simple by offering an easy-to-use, streamlined e-filing experience. Our user-friendly website and interview-style questions guide you through the filing process quickly and securely. If your Form 990-PF requires any Schedules or statements, Express990 can automatically generate those based on your form interview answers. Submit an error-free tax return the first time around with the built-in audit check to ensure a fully complete form. Or correct information for a prior year filing with our support for amended returns. Print a copy of your 990-PF form instantly after transmitting and have access to our US-based support team for any questions about e-filing or filing status.
Under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, organizations classified as an exempt private foundation or taxable private foundation must annually file Form 990-PF. Under section 4947(a)(1), the IRS also requires a 990-PF form from nonexempt charitable trusts.
Private foundations have until the 15th day of the 5th month after their tax year ends to file Form 990-PF with the IRS. Failing to file on time leads to a daily charge of penalty fees from the IRS. Failing to pay any tax liabilities before the deadline incurs a percentage fee of the tax amount each month payment is left unpaid.
Form 990-PF only requires Schedule B for additional information about any donations of money, securities, or other property worth at least $5,000. Express990 automatically generates a Schedule B based on your information from the form interview sections.
Private foundations that need more time to file Form 990-PF can submit Extension Form 8868 for an automatic 6-month extension of time. Organizations must file IRS Form 8868 by the original tax deadline which is the 15th day of the 5th month after the tax year end date.
Organizations that don't need to file Form 990-PF are typically section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt groups that the IRS requires to submit a Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-N (e-Postcard). For example, churches, hospitals, schools, publically supported organizations, supporting organizations, and organizations that test for public safety do not need a 990-PF form.
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