Understanding Your CP211A Notice

We approved your Form 8868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File an Exempt Organization Return.


What you need to do

  • Keep this notice for your records.
  • File your required form by your new due date shown on the notice. We encourage you to use electronic filing – the fastest and easiest way to file.

You may want to

  • Visit Charities-&-Non-Profits to learn about approved e-File providers, what types of returns can be filed electronically, and whether you are required to file electronically.

Answers to common questions

Where can I go for more information about tax-exempt organizations?

See Tax Information for Charities & Other Non-Profits.


Tips for next year

Be sure to mail your Form 8868 by the due date of your return.

Need Help?

  • You can authorize someone to contact the IRS on your behalf.
  • See if you qualify for help from a Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
  • If you can’t find what you need online, you can call the IRS at the 800, 866, or 888 number listed on the notice.