**After the corporation has been organized it is necessary to obtain recognition from the IRS of nonprofit status. This is done by filing an application for recognition as a nonprofit entity. If the corporation has been organized for charitable, educational, scientific or literary purpose form 1023 must be filed with the IRS (religious entities are not required to but many may apply for recognition).
All other nonprofit corporations must file form 1024.
Call IRS at 1-800-829-3676 to obtain the appropriate forms and publication 557 which more fully describes the filing requirements. Forms may also be obtained at https://www.irs.gov/
The estimated costs are as follows:
We file on an expedited basis in Florida by default. Approval letters typically take a few days and then filed copies should follow within a week after.