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Form 1023: Limited Liability Companies Eligible for Exemption

Can a limited liability company file Form 1023?

A limited liability company that files Form 1023 is treated as a corporation rather than a partnership. As a corporation, it may file Form 1023. Note, however, that a limited liability company should not file an exemption application if it wants to be treated as a disregarded entity by its tax-exempt parent. The IRS will only recognize a limited liability company under section 501(c)(3) if all its members are section 501(c)(3) organizations.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 14-May-2014