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Filing Season Delay for Certain Hospital Organizations: New Schedule H Filer

My organization did not file a Form 990 with Schedule H attached for tax year 2008 or 2009 but my organization will be attaching a Schedule H to its 2010 Form 990 that is due in May. Will the IRS know my organization should be granted an automatic three-month extension?

No.  In this case, to reduce the risk of incorrectly receiving a notice from the IRS, the IRS suggests that the hospital organization request a three-month extension by properly completing, signing, and filing Form 8868, Application for Extension of Time to File an Exempt Organization Return, by the due date of the return for which the organization is requesting an extension

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 04-Feb-2014