Articles of Incorporation
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Within 90 days of incorporating with the state; (then) Biennially (Every 2 years)
State Income Tax
Must file – no fee for 3500a
Sales Tax Exemption
All organizations (except those classified as churches) are required to file an annual 990 form (990N, 990EZ, 990, or 990PF) to be exempt from Income Tax.
The 990 return is due on the 15th day of the 5th month after the end of the organization’s fiscal year.
Failure to file for 3 consecutive years could cause your organization to lose tax-exempt status.
Understanding Arizona Nonprofit Filing Requirements
All Arizona not-for-profits must follow the Arizona nonprofit filing requirements to maintain tax-exempt status. Specific regulations vary, but typically, nonprofits must provide contact information, Board member names, and information about the parties responsible for the registration. In addition, state compliance regulations may require employment numbers and annual reports.
Requirements for Arizona’s Nonprofit Articles of Incorporation
Arizona’s nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations provide in-demand services and programs in every county throughout the state. Arizona’s nonprofit articles of incorporation require nonprofits to offer support to government agencies, the social service and healthcare sectors, environmental or cultural programs, veterans, the elderly, disabled, or other community-focused areas. Currently, more than 20,000 Arizona nonprofits employ 187,000 individuals, which translates to approximately eight percent of the state’s workforce.
The societal impact that Arizona’s nonprofits have created is noteworthy. If you want to channel your entrepreneurial plans to better society, then review the materials in our Nonprofit Education Center. You’ll discover valuable information about how to start a nonprofit in Arizona and attain success. And our testimonials will inspire you with the experiences of other not-for-profit entrepreneurs. Finally, don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions about Arizona’s nonprofit filing requirements.
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