IRS Resources & Links

These IRS links are being provided as a courtesy for the public to access IRS information. Please contact the IRS with any questions you have about content information, as the Secretary of State's office cannot provide any assistance on the information being provided.

IRS - Employee ID Numbers - An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number. This link will provide information on how to apply for an EIN or to make changes to the EIN.

If you intend to apply to the IRS for recognition of federal tax-exempt status as a charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, your articles of incorporation must contain certain provisions. For more information, visit this page on the IRS website. To learn about the general requirements for federal tax-exempt status, visit, or download IRS Publication 557, Tax-Exempt Status for Your Organization

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