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Form 1023-EZ, Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

This form is used to apply for recognition as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3).

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To submit Form 1023-EZ, you must:

  1. Read the Instructions for Form 1023-EZ and complete its Eligibility Worksheet found at the end of the instructions. (If you are not eligible to file Form 1023-EZ, you can still file Form 1023.)
  2. If eligible to file Form 1023-EZ, register for an account on
  3. Enter "1023-EZ" in the search box.
  4. Complete the form.

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 24-Feb-2017