What Is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit? A Complete Guide

What Is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit? A Complete Guide

If you’re reading this article… You’re looking to establish a 501(c)(3) non-profit Or you’re already a 501(c)(3) non-profit and you’re looking for more information Either way, you’re in the right place. Navigating U.S. tax law and the unique requirements of tax-exempt...
IRS Form 990: You Can Do This

IRS Form 990: You Can Do This

In journalism, there’s a foundational rule to the delivery of information: Who, what, when, where, why, and how. These elements form the crux of any story, but more importantly, they give us readers a clear understanding of what’s most important. That understanding...
Filing IRS Form 990 vs. 990-N: What You Need to Know

Filing IRS Form 990 vs. 990-N: What You Need to Know

Tax filing is no one’s favorite subject. Well, we say no one. Here we refer of course to normal individuals such as yourselves. We happen to love tax filing. It’s kind of our thing. We love it so much, in fact, that we thrive best in the heart of non-profit tax...
5 Facts You Need to Know Before  Filing IRS Form 990

5 Facts You Need to Know Before Filing IRS Form 990

Let’s be frank here… Nobody likes filing taxes. And even fewer enjoy paying them. The reason for this is because tax forms were created to be universally applicable, which means they’re general to a point, but can become maddeningly complicated with each line....
Form 990 Filing Doesn’t Need to Be Complicated

Form 990 Filing Doesn’t Need to Be Complicated

Let’s be honest, if you’re reading this article, you’re in the market for a simple piece of software to help you over the hurdle of filing your non-profit organization’s IRS Form 990. The trouble is, selecting Form 990 filing software is like shopping in the breakfast...

Nine Nonprofit Finance Essentials

Here at File 990, our team knows that creating a healthy and stable nonprofit organization requires solid financial management! From budgeting correctly, to diversifying funding sources, File 990 has put together a comprehensive list of eight different tips and tricks...