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Forms and Instructions

Individual Tax Return
Instructions for Form 1040
Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and Certification
Request for Transcript of Tax Return


Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate
Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers engaged in a trade or business who pay compensation
Installment Agreement Request

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Amend/Fix Return
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Rules Governing Practice before IRS

Political and Lobbying Activities – Private Foundations

In addition to the general rules applicable to all section 501(c)(3) organizations, private foundations are subject to excise taxes on political campaign and lobbying activities, under Code section 4945. A tax applies to expenditures for:

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Exceptions for nonpartisan analysis, study, and research (exceptions from definition of prohibited legislative activities)


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