Following is from an IRS press release on September 22: “A few years ago, Congress passed a law requiring all tax-exempt organizations, even the smallest ones, to file an annual return with the Internal Revenue Service. Any organization that does not file for three consecutive years automatically loses its federal tax exemption. Churches and some church-related organizations are among the few exceptions.
“The first three-year deadline for filing those returns was May 17, 2010. While thousands of organizations did file, a significant number did not. (more…)