Political Organizations Required to File Form 990


Which political organizations have to file Form 990?

Tax-exempt political organizations whose annual gross receipts are $25,000 or more must file Form 990, unless excepted. Any organization excepted from the requirements to file a Form 8871 and any political organization that is a caucus or association of state or local officials are excepted from the Form 990 filing requirement. Qualified state or local political organizations are only required to file Form 990 if they have annual gross receipts of $100,000 or more.

Note:  Organizations whose gross receipts during the year and total assets at the end of the do not exceed certain thresholds may file Form 990-EZ instead of Form 990.  See Political Organizations That May File Form 990-EZ for more information.

Interactive Training

Learn more about completing a Form 900-series return by attending the online Form 990 Overview Course.