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Publication 557 Forms You May Find Useful

Form 941, Employer's Quarterly Federal Tax Return
Employers who withhold income taxes from wages or who must pay social security or Medicare tax, use Form 941 to report those taxes.

Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax
Tax-exempt organizations, nonexempt charitable trusts, and section 527 political organizations file this form to provide the IRS with the information required by section 6033.

Form 990-BL, Information and Initial Excise Tax Return for Black Lung Benefit Trusts and Certain Related Persons
Form 990-BL is generally used by black lung benefit trusts to meet the reporting requirements of Internal Revenue Code section 6033.

Form 990-EZ, Short Form Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax
Tax-exempt organizations, nonexempt charitable trusts, and section 527 political organizations file this form to provide IRS the information required by section 6033.

Form 990-PF, Return of Private Foundation
This form is used to figure the tax based on investment income, and to report charitable distributions and activities.

Form 990-T, Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Return
Exempt organizations use to this form to report unrelated business income, figure and report unrelated business income tax liability, report proxy tax liability, claim a refund of income tax paid by a regulated investment company (RIC) or a real estate investment trust (REIT), on undistributed long-term capital gain, request a credit for certain federal excise taxes paid or for small employer health insurance premiums paid, and report unrelated business income tax on reinsurance entities.

Form 990-W, Estimated Tax on Unrelated Business Taxable Income for Tax-Exempt Organizations
Tax-exempt corporations, tax-exempt trusts, and domestic private foundations use this form to figure their organization’s estimated tax liability.

Form 1120-POL, U.S. Income Tax Return for Certain Political Organizations
Political organizations and certain exempt organizations file this form to report their political organization taxable income and income tax liability section 527.

Form 4720, Return of Certain Excise Taxes Under Chapters 41 and 42 of the Internal Revenue Code
Use this form to figure and pay certain excise taxes in chapters 41 and 42 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Form 5768, Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organization To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation
This form is used by eligible organizations who either elect to use or revoke their election to use the provisions of the applicable subsection of 501 of the code relating to expenditures by public charities to influence legislation.

Form 6069, Return of Excise Tax on Excess Contributions to Black Lung Benefit Trust Under Section 4953 and Computation of Section 192 Deduction
This form is primarily a worksheet used to determine the maximum allowable income tax deduction (under section 192) for contributions made by coal mine operators to tax-exempt black lung benefit trusts.

Form 7004, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File Certain Business Income Tax, Information, and Other Returns
Use this form to request an automatic extension of time to file certain business income tax, information, and other returns.

Form 8274, Certification by Churches and Qualified Church-Controlled Organizations Electing Exemption From Employer Social Security and Medicare Taxes
Churches and qualified church-controlled organizations that are opposed, for religious reasons, to the payment of social security and Medicare taxes may elect exemption from the payment of the employer’s share of these taxes by filing this form.

Form 8282, Donee Information Return
Donee organizations use this form to report information to the IRS and donors about dispositions of certain charitable deduction property made within three years after the donor contributed the property.

Form 8300, Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business
Each person engaged in a trade or business who, in the course of that trade or business, receives more than $10,000 in cash in one transaction or in two or more related transactions, must file this form.

Form 8453-X, Political Organization Declaration for Electronic Filing of Notice of Section 527 Status
An authorized official sends this form to the Internal Revenue Service after electronically submitting Form 8871, Political Organization Notice of Section 527 Status.

Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party - Business
Use this form to notify the Internal Revenue Service if you changed your business mailing address, your business location, or the identity of your responsible party.

Form 8868, Application for Extension of Time To File an Exempt Organization Return
Exempt organizations file this form to request an automatic 3-month extension of time to file its return and also to apply for an additional 3-month extension if the original 3-month extension was not enough time.

Form 8870, Information Return for Transfers Associated With Certain Personal Benefit Contracts
Charitable organizations described in Internal Revenue Code section 170(c) or charitable remainder trusts described in Internal Revenue Code section 664(d) file this form to report premiums paid after February 8, 1999, on certain life insurance, annuity, and endowment contracts (personal benefits contracts).

Form 8871, Political Organization Notice of Section 527 Status
Political organizations electronically file this form to notify the IRS that they are to be treated as a section 527 organization and to notify the IRS of any material change in the information reported on a previously filed form.

Form 8872, Political Organization Report of Contributions and Expenditures
Tax-exempt section 527 political organizations file this form to report certain contributions received and expenditures made, unless an exception applies.

Form 8886-T, Disclosure by Tax-Exempt Entity Regarding Prohibited Tax Shelter Transaction
Certain tax-exempt entities file this form to disclose information with respect to each prohibited tax shelter transaction to which the entity is a party.

Form 8899, Notice of Income From Donated Intellectual Property
Charitable organizations use this form to report net income from qualified intellectual property to the donor of the property and to the IRS.

Form 8940, Request for Miscellaneous Determination
Organizations exempt under section 501(c)(3) file this form for miscellaneous determinations under sections 507, 509(a), 4940, 4942, 4945, and 6033.

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