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(Updated February 2015)

The Internal Revenue Service has released an updated version of Form 990 for Tax-Exempt Organizations. Get the latest IRS information and find out how this update will affect your organization. (H. Hester, Information & Digitization Specialist)

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General Information

National Center for Charitable Statistics Discovers Unauthorized Access to Form 990 and e-Postcard Filing Systems for Nonprofit Organizations, (, Feb. 24, 2015).

Judge orders Form 990s be digitalized, (The Nonprofit Times, Feb. 2, 2015).

Senate Finance Committee Passes Bill That Would Help Nonprofits, (The Bond Buyer, Feb. 12, 2015) E

Judge orders Form 990s be digitalized, (The Nonprofit Times, Feb. 2, 2015).

Why quality in the preparation and review of Form 990 matters, (The Nonprofit Watchman, Spring/Summer 2014).

IRS Information

Current Form 990 Series - Forms and Instructions, (Internal Revenue Service, Oct. 14, 2014).

Annual electronic filing requirement for small exempt organizations—Form 990-N (e-Postcard), (Internal Revenue Service, Aug. 6, 2014).

Form 990 Resources and Tools for Exempt Organizations, (Internal Revenue Service, May 14, 2014).

IRS Stay Exempt: Tax basics for Exempt Organizations, (IRS Stay Exempt).

eBooks & Other Resources

The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:

Nonprofit Law & Finance Essentials e-book set (OverDrive Read, Adobe EPub)

The Non Nonprofit, (Adobe PDF eBook, Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle)

Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits, (Adobe PDF eBook, Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle)

Cash Flow Strategies (Kindle, Adobe eReader)

Cash & Investment Management for Nonprofit Organizations (Adobe eReader)

Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations (Kindle, Adobe eReader)

How to manage an effective nonprofit organization (Kindle, Adobe eReader)

Books, Videos, Research Reports & More

The resources below are available for loan through Information Services. Up to three books, tapes, CDs and/or DVDs can be borrowed for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Call Information Services at 800-874-6500 for assistance.

Impact of tax restructuring proposals on associations, (Washington, D.C.: American Society of Association Executives, 1998). HF 294 T18

Field Guides & More

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Field Guide to Investment Planning for Associations

Information Services Blog

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