What this notice is about We need information to complete the termination of your private foundation status. What you need to do Complete Form 8940, Request for Miscellaneous Determination. Return the completed form and correct user fee to us by the date indicated in your notice. You may want to Review the termination procedures for Private Foundations in Publication 4779, Facts about Terminating or Merging Your Exempt Organization. Frequently asked questions Which organizations must file a Form 990-PF? Form 990-PF must be filed by: Exempt private foundations (section 6033(a), (b), and (c)) Taxable private foundations (section 6033(d)) Organizations that agree to private foundation status and their applications for exempt status are pending on the due date for filing Organizations that made an election under section 41(e)(6) Foundations that are making a section 507 termination Section 4947(a)(1) nonexempt charitable trusts treated as private foundations (section 6033(d)) When is Form 990-PF due? Form 990-PF is due by the 15th day of the 5th month following the close of the foundation's accounting period. For a calendar year taxpayer, Form 990-PF is due on May 15 of the following year. If any due date falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, the foundation can file the return on the next business day. Can I get help over the phone? If you have questions or need help completing the form, please call 877-829-5500. Personal assistance is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT. Where can I go for more information about tax-exempt organizations? For more information on tax-exempt organizations see Tax Information for Charities & Other Non-Profits or Tax Information for Private Foundations. Helpful information Publication 557, Tax Exempt Status for Your Organization Publication 4221-PF, Compliance Guide for 501(c)(3) Private Foundations Publication 4221-PC, Compliance Guide for 501(c)(3) Private Charities Form 990-PF, Return of Private Foundation Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax Instructions for: Form 8940 Form 990-PF Tips for next year Review the tax-exempt organization resources at Form 990 Resources and Tools for Exempt Organizations. ¿Necesita ayuda? Puede autorizar a alguien para comunicarse con el IRS en su nombre. Vea si califica para recibir ayuda de una Clínica para Contribuyentes de Bajos Ingresos (en inglés). Si no puede encontrar lo que necesita en línea, llame al número del IRS que se indica en la parte superior de su aviso.