Form 1023 Paperwork, In Millions of Hours, 1986 to 2016
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A. Presumably, since the EZ must be filed on-line, the 1023-EZ software will automatically determine whether the application is timely.
There are exceptions to the 27 month filing deadline, but they are not explained in the 1023-EZ instructions. The 1023-EZ instructions say you can send the IRS a letter, after you receive your 501(c)(3) approval, explaining why you believe an exception to the 27 month rule applies to your organization.
Q. Why doesn't Form 1023-EZ ask if we
are filing the application on time (27 months)?