Kansas Nonprofits State Tax Overview

- Updated May 07, 2020 - 8.00 AM - Admin, ExpressTaxExempt

Read through this page to explore everything related to the State of Kansas's registration and reinstatement process of charity organizations.

To offer a comprehensive understanding, we have listed the filing methods the Kansas state accepts, details of the form to file, how an organization can extend its filing deadline, the penalty imposed, and other links to important resources.

1. Registration and Reinstatement of Nonprofit Organizations for Kansas

Registration Form CN51-02 for non-profit corporations in Kansas

Non-profit corporations in Kansas should file the Articles of Incorporation to the Kansas Secretary of State through the online or paper filing process for forming a nonprofit corporation under the Kansas Secretary. The checklist will clearly explain the requirements for filing.

The additional requirement of state and federal filing requirements would depend on the type of organization and the factors such as product sales, employees and independent contractors.

Forms required: Form CN51-02 Not-For-Profit Articles of Incorporation

Filing Fee: Paper fee $90 / $20 (Processing fee), Online $85 / $20

Filing method: Mail (or) Online

Mailing Address

Mailing Address:

Memorial Hall 1st Floor,
120 S.W. 10th Avenue,
Topeka,
KS 66612-1594.

Reinstatement Form RN53-24 for nonprofit corporations in Kansas

For reinstatement or renewal of a non-profit corporation, it should file the following form to the Kansas Secretary of State.

Forms required: Form RN53-24: Certificate of Reinstatement or Renewal, Not-For-Profit Corporation

Filing Fee: Varies for each document

Filing method: Mail (or) Online

Mailing Address

Mailing Address:

Memorial Hall 1st Floor,
120 S.W. 10th Avenue,
Topeka,
KS 66612-1594.

2. Annual Reports and Filing Instructions for Nonprofits in Kansas

Nonprofits Annual Report Instructions for Kansas

The following information is required for filing online

  • The business entity name and identification number on file with the Kansas Secretary of State. This information will be found on the entity's formation documents filed with the Kansas Secretary of State.
  • The business entity must be in a good and active standing status or delinquent status to be able to file online.
  • The business entity identification number or business entity status must be verified.

General Information about annual report filings:

  • All information requested is for the annual reporting period.
  • The online filing should not be printed and submitted to the Secretary of State. Completion of the online application and payment of the filing fee fulfills the annual report requirement.
  • Do not use the back button at any time while filing. Using the back button will time the user out for 30 minutes.
  • Online filers will receive an emailed receipt within 30 minutes of a successful filing.
  • Use the Kansas Secretary of State's website for a paper annual report form.

Amending Annual reports: The previously filed annual report can be corrected if that was erroneously provided. You must file a completed corrected document from COR with a complete and correct new annual report from NP and submit with a $40 filing fee.

Forms required: Form NP: Not-for-Profit Corporation Annual Report.

Filing fee: $40. If the annual report is filed as part of a reinstatement due to forfeiture, the appropriate fee will be mentioned in the reinstatement form.

Fortune date: If the annual report is not filed and the appropriate fee is not paid within 90 days following the due date, the business will be forfeited in Kansas. A forfeited business must go through a reinstatement process which will be assessed if the business wants to return to a good and active standing status.

Filing method: Mail (or) Online

Mailing Address

Mailing Address:

Kansas Secretary of State
Memorial Hall 1st Floor,
120 S.W. 10th Avenue,
Topeka,
KS 66612-1594.

E-File Form 990-N (e-Postcard), 990-EZ, 990, 990-PF, 1120-POL, 8868
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