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Everything the NonProfits Should Know About Form 990 Deadline

- Updated January 17, 2023 - 2.00 PM - Admin, ExpressTaxExempt

Form 990 is used by 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Organizations to report their income, expenses, assets, liabilities, and activities with the IRS.

This article discusses about the deadlines for 990 forms, Form 8868, and more.

Variants of 990 Forms

Based on their gross receipts, total assets, and primary source of the contribution, the tax-exempt organizations are required to file different variants of the nonprofit tax returns as follows:

Form 990 Gross receipts ≥ $200,000 (or) Total assets ≥ $500,000
Form 990-EZ Gross receipts < $200,000 and total assets < $500,000
Form 990-N Gross receipt ≤ $50,000
Form 990-PF Private foundations (regardless of financial status)
Form 990-T To report unrelated business income

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When is Form 990 Due?

Form 990 is due by the 15th day of the 5th month after the accounting period ends. This deadline also applies to other 990 variants such as 990-N, 990-EZ, and 990-PF.

The due date will vary for each organization depending on the accounting
period they follow.

If your organization follows a calendar tax period, Form 990 is due by May 15, 2023.

Upcoming Form 990 Deadline:

  • If your organization’s accounting tax period starts on October 1, 2021, and ends on September 30, 2022, your Form 990 is due by February 15, 2023.
  • Also, If you filed an 8868 extension on August 15, 2022, then your Form 990 extended deadline is February 15, 2023.

Operating on a fiscal tax year? Find your due date using our due date finder.

When is Form 990-T Due?

Form 990-T due date will vary depending on the organization type.

Organization Type Deadline to file Form 990-T
For Employees' trusts, defined in section 401(a), IRAs (including SEPs and SIMPLEs), Roth IRAs, Coverdell ESAs, or 408(a) (Archer MSAs).
  • Form 990-T must be filed on or before the 15th day of the 4th month after the end of their tax year.
  • If the Organization follows the calendar tax year, the due date is April 17, 2023.
Other Nonprofit Organizations
  • Form 990-T must be filed on or before the 15th day of the 5th month after the end of the organization’s tax year.
  • If the Organization follows the calendar tax year, the due date is May 15, 2023.

Operating on a fiscal tax year? Find your due date using our due date finder.

When is Extension Form 8868 Due Date?

Form 8868 must be filed on or before the actual due date of the original 990 return, i.e., the 15th day of the 5th month after the tax period ends.

Filing Form 8868 extends your deadline up to 6 months.

If your organization follows a calendar year, you must file Form 8868 on or before
May 15, 2023.

Find Your 990 Due Date For the 2021 and 2022 Tax Years

You can find the upcoming Form 990 deadlines for various accounting
period end dates.

Fiscal Year End Date Form 990 / 990-EZ /990-PF / 990-N Due Dates 8868 Extension
Due Dates
09/30/2022 02/15/2023 08/15/2023
10/31/2022 03/15/2023 09/15/2023
11/30/2022 04/17/2023 10/16/2023
12/31/2022 05/15/2023 11/15/2023
01/31/2023 06/15/2023 12/15/2023
02/28/2023 07/17/2023 01/15/2024
03/31/2023 08/15/2023 02/15/2024
04/30/2023 09/15/2023 03/15/2024

Still not clear with the deadline? Try our due date calculator.

IRS Mandated Electronic Filing Requirements

The IRS mandates that tax-exempt organizations must file 990 Forms electronically for the tax year beginning on or after July 2, 2019.

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