Wyoming Nonprofits State Tax Overview

- Updated April 21, 2023 - 8.00 AM - Admin, ExpressTaxExempt

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

To offer a comprehensive understanding, we have listed the filing methods the Wyoming 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 Corporations for Wyoming

Since each state has the requirement of a unique name for your nonprofit corporation, prepare a list of names and check it up with the Wyoming Secretary of State. Once the name gets confirmed, you can move to fixing a mission statement for your corporation. The mission statement would present in all brevity the very purpose of your corporation. Fixing up the mission statement would contribute much to obtain the tax exempt status as well as the recruitment for the board members.

The Wyoming Secretary of State expects you to have a registered board member in Wyoming. Once you have identified the registered board member in Wyoming, you can file the Articles of Incorporation with the Consent to Appointment by Registered Agent.

Registration of Nonprofit Corporations for Wyoming

For Registering a nonprofit corporation it should file Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State - Business Division - Wyoming.

Forms required: Articles of Incorporation

Filing fee: $ 25

Filing method: Mail

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Herschler Building East,
Suite 101 122 W 25th Street,
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020

Reinstatement of a Nonprofit Corporation for Wyoming

To reinstate your nonprofit corporation that has been non-compliant with the state laws, you would require the 'Filing ID'. The Filing ID is the identification number assigned to your nonprofit corporation by the Secretary of State, Wyoming. If the Filing ID is lost, it can be found through the 'Name Search' page of the Secretary of State web page.

Filing method: Online

2. Annual Reports and Filing Instructions for Nonprofits in Wyoming

Wyoming Nonprofits Annual reports Instructions

You need to file the annual report of your nonprofit corporation to the Secretary of State, Wyoming every year on January 1st. The filing can be done by mail or online. The fee for the filing would be based on the license tax. The online submission would require an extra convenience fee to be paid along with the filing fee.

For filing online, the Filing ID of your nonprofit organization needs to be entered.

You can also access the report filed through entering the Filing ID and generating it as a report.

Filing fee: $25 and $ 2 Convenience fee

Filing method: Mail (or) Online

Mailing Address

Mailing address:

Herschler Building East,
Suite 101 122 W 25th Street,
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020

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