Charities and Fundraisers FAQs

Contents
Account management
Contract elements required by law
Definitions
Disclosure requirements
Donors and consumers
eFiling and other filing questions
Exemption claims
Fees and payment
Filing notice schedule
Public benefit corporations & benefit corporations
Registration
Surety bond

 

Filing notice schedule

We send reminders and other notices to help you remember to file renewals and reports on time.

 

Charitable organizations

IRS due date reminder notice
IRS due date
SOS expiration date reminder notice SOS expiration date Expiration notice 1
Expiration notice 2 Expiration notice 3
40 days before IRS due date 4 1/2 months after fiscal year end 40 days before SOS due date 7 1/2 months after fiscal year end One day after SOS due date 10 days after SOS due date 18 days after expiration date

Reminder notices are emailed to the third-party preparer (if any) and the charity’s authorized officer.  Expiration notices are emailed to the third-party preparer (if any) and the charity’s authorized officer, and sent by first-class mail to the address of record for the charity.

 

Paid solicitors and professional fundraising consultants

Reminder notice Expiration date Expiration notice 1
Expiration notice 2
40 days expiration date On anniversary One day after expiration date 10 days after expiration date

Reminder notices are emailed to the third-party preparer (if any) and the paid solicitor/professional fundraising consultant’s authorized officer.

Expiration notices are emailed to the third-party preparer (if any) and the paid solicitor/professional fundraising consultant’s authorized officer, and sent by first-class mail to the registrant’s address of record.

 

Campaign reports

Courtesy reminder
Delinquent notice 1
Delinquent notice 2 Delinquent notice 3 Delinquent notice 4
15 days before due date One day after due date 10 days after due date 18 days after due date 63 days after due date

Reminder notices are emailed to the third-party preparer (if any) and the paid solicitor/professional fundraising consultant’s authorized officer.

Expiration notices and/or suspension notices are emailed to the third-party preparer (if any) and the paid solicitor/professional fundraising consultant’s authorized officer, and sent by first-class mail to the registrant’s address of record.

 

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