IRS Exempt Organizations Products and Resources

The following is a list of virtual products and resources developed by the IRS to help find information related to particular areas of interest.

IRS Charities and Non-Profit Homepage
Contains helpful tools and products for charities and non-profits. The site is easy to navigate using its A to Z Site Index and has a host of valuable information for exempt organizations. In addition, you will find the Exempt Organizations Select Check tool that allows you to search, sort, select and check information on exempt organizations.

IRS Free e-Newsletter
Subscribe to EO Update, the free IRS electronic newsletter that offers information for tax-exempt organizations and tax practitioners. EO Update keeps readers up-to-date on newsworthy topics about exempt organizations.

Exempt Organizations Calendar of Events
The IRS offers specialized education programs to help exempt organizations understand their tax responsibilities. These programs include webinars, phone forums, introductory workshops for small and medium-sized 501(c)(3) organizations, as well as exempt organization conferences sponsored by the IRS.

IRS Video Portal
The portal archives IRS webinars and phone forums on issues and topics that are important to the tax-exempt community.

IRS Life Cycles Tool
The Life Cycles describe five key IRS interaction points during the lifetime of a typical exempt organization. The stages include starting out, applying for exemption, required filings, ongoing compliance and significant events.

IRS Stay Exempt Website
This free, interactive, educational website offers 21 online courses, including how to apply for tax-exemption and how to avoid losing your tax-exempt status. It also includes a well-stocked Resource Library and links to IRS forms, publications and notices.