Extension Time Increases for Form 990 Series Returns

July 21, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has issued regulations effective July 20, 2017 that will change the automatic extension of time on Form 990 series returns from three months to six.

These changes for the returns of tax-exempt organizations are consistent with the Surface Transportation Act of 2015.

To read more on the regulations, click here (see Section I, C. Exempt Organizations).


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