North Dakota Nonprofits State Tax Overview

- Updated May 09, 2020 - 8.00 AM - Admin, ExpressTaxExempt

Read through this page to explore everything related to the State of North Dakota’s registration and reinstatement process of charity organizations.

To offer a comprehensive understanding, we have listed the filing methods the North Dakota 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.

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1. Registration and Reinstatement of Nonprofit Corporation for North Dakota

Registration of Nonprofit Corporation for North Dakota

If a non-profit corporation wants to be registered in North Dakota according to North Dakota’s Non-Profit Corporation Act (NDCC, Chapter 10-33), it has to file the articles of incorporation with the North Dakota’s Secretary of State. The corporate existence of this corporation begins after filing the articles of incorporation, or a later date within ninety days of the filing which should be mentioned in the articles of incorporation.

Forms required: Nonprofit Corporation - Articles of Incorporation

Filing method: Online (or) Mail

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

North Dakota Secretary of State
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 108, 1st Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505

Filing fee: $40

Reinstatement of a nonprofit corporation for North Dakota

The reinstatement of a nonprofit corporation in North Dakota can be done only after one year of administrative dissolution. The last annual report of the nonprofit corporation must have been filed with the North Dakota Secretary of State. The reinstatement must be filed as a new entity after a year of administrative dissolution.

  • The reinstatement can occur within one year after the dissolution.
  • The due annual reports must be filed and the reinstatement request should be made along with the appropriate fees.
  • The reinstatement can be made only by a court order obtained from North Dakota's Burleigh County Court filed with the North Dakota Secretary of State, after the one-year reinstatement period following the involuntary dissolution. The court order must be submitted along with the most recent past-due annual report, registered agent statement of change, and appropriate fees.

Form required: Annual Report

Filing method: Online or Mail

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Secretary of State
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 108, 1st Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505

Note: The Annual reports must be filed online site named First Stop

2. Annual Reports and filings for Nonprofits in North Dakota

Nonprofits Annual Report Filing Instructions in North Dakota

The due date to file the annual report with the North Dakota Secretary of State is on February 1 of each year. The first annual report must be filed in the year which the nonprofit corporation was initially registered with the North Dakota Secretary of State.

Forms Required: Annual Report

Filing Fee:

$10 when filed online or through print and mail on or before February 1

$ 15 When filed after February 1 through Online or Print and Mail

Filing method: Online (or) Mail

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Secretary of State
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 108, 1st Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505

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