Instructions for Form 1023 - Notices

Paperwork Reduction Act Notice.

We ask for the information on this form to carry out the Internal Revenue laws of the United States. If you want your organization to be recognized as tax exempt by the IRS, you are required to give us this information. We need it to determine whether the organization meets the legal requirements for tax-exempt status.

The organization is not required to provide the information requested on a form that is subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act unless the form displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a form or its instructions must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any Internal Revenue law. The rules governing the confidentiality of the Form 1023 application are covered in Code section 6104.

The time needed to complete and file these forms will vary depending on individual circumstances. The estimated average times are:

  Recordkeeping Learning about the law or the form Preparing the form Copying, assembling, and sending the form to the IRS
Parts I to XI
89 hrs. 26 mins. 5 hrs. 10 mins. 9hrs. 39 mins. 48 mins.
1023 Sch. A
10 hrs. 2 mins. 6 mins. 16 mins.
1023 Sch. B
15 hrs. 18 mins. 12 mins. 27 mins.
1023 Sch. C
11 hrs. 14 mins. 12 mins. 23 mins.
1023 Sch. D
9 hrs. 48 mins. 42 mins. 53 mins.
1023 Sch. E
14 hrs. 35 mins. 1 hrs. 9 mins. 2 hrs. 22 mins. 16 mins.
1023 Sch. F
11 hrs. 28 mins. 12 mins. 23 mins.
1023 Sch. G
6 hrs. 42 mins. 6 mins. 12 mins.
1023 Sch. H
7 hrs. 53 mins. 42 mins. 51 mins.

If you have comments concerning the accuracy of these time estimates or suggestions for making these forms simpler, we would be happy to hear from you. You can write to the Internal Revenue Service, Tax Products Coordinating Committee, SE:W:CAR:MP:T:T:SP, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW, IR-6406 Washington, DC 20224.

DO NOT send the application to this address. Instead, see Where to File on page 4.

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