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Understanding Your CP299 Notice

Your organization may be required to file an annual electronic notice (e-Postcard), Form 990-N.


What you need to do

  • If your organization hasn't filed its annual information return or e-Postcard, it must file as soon as possible.

Answers to Common Questions

Who can file Form 990-N (e-Postcard)

  • A tax-exempt organization other than a private foundation or political or foreign organization whose gross receipts are normally $50,000 or less.
  • A Section 509(a)(3) supporting organization of a religious organization whose gross receipts are normally $5,000 or less.

Where can I file Form 990-N (e-Postcard)?

  • Go to irs.gov/charities.
  • Type 990-N in the search box.
  • Click on the link for the Form 990-N.
Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 09-Apr-2014

How to get help

  • Call the 1-800 number listed on the top right corner of your notice.
  • Authorize someone (e.g., accountant) to contact the IRS on your behalf using Form 2848.
  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.