Form 1023 Paperwork, In Millions of Hours, 1986 to 2016

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A. Yes.  The Form 1023-EZ dated January, 2018, provides an opportunity to briefly describe the applicant's mission and/or activities. 

​The instructions for the 2018 1023-EZ provide several examples of both qualifying and non-qualifying activities.  This page provides hints for completing the Narrative portion of the long-form 1023.  Keep in mind that with Form 1023-EZ you will not be able to refer to additional attachments, and your 1023-EZ Narrative is limited to about 250 characters.

Q. Does Form 1023-EZ now require a Narrative?

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