Wednesday, July 13, 2016

New requirement for organizations intending to operate under Section 501(c)(4)

New legislation enacted at the end of 2015 added section 506 to the Internal Revenue Code. Section 506 requires an organization to notify the IRS of its intent to operate as a section 501(c)(4) organization. The IRS has developed a new form – Form 8976 – that organizations should use to provide this notification. The Form 8976 may only be submitted electronically. The Form 8976 – Electronic Registration System allows organizations to complete the notification process, keeps account information current and enables organizations to receive secure, digital communications from the IRS. A user fee of $50 must be submitted to to complete your organization’s notification. You do not need special software to submit a notification.

Courtesy of IRS

For more information contact Neikrik. Mahoney and Smith at 502-896-2999

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