Nonprofit Law Resource Library
State-By-State Annual Compliance - Louisiana
Annual Filings for Louisiana Nonprofit Organizations
Louisiana Secretary of State
Form: Annual ReportCommercial Division
Due Date: On or before the anniversary date of the date of incorporation
PO Box 94125
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9125 Information: (225) 925-4704
Fax: (225) 932-5312
Web Site: www.sos.louisiana.gov
Filing Fee: $5 ($0 for churches)
Note: This filing may be completed online at the website above.
Internal Revenue Service
Form: Annual Return Form 990Internal Revenue Service
Due Date: 4 ½ months after end of fiscal year
Ogden, UT 84201-0027 Information: (800) 829-1040
Forms: (800) 829-3676
Web Site: www.irs.gov/charities
Filing Fee: $0
Public Charities: Please note that, along with the new Form 990, the IRS has instituted a "phase-in" period to allow organizations time to adjust to the new form. For a detailed "phase-in" chart, please refer to the IRS website to determine which form to file (Form 990, Form 990-EZ or Form 990-N).
Private Foundations: Submit Form 990PF, regardless of revenues.
Louisiana Attorney General
Form: Unified Registration Statement (if any changes to original application)Office of the Attorney General
Due Date: October 1st
Public Protection Section
1885 N. 3rd Street, 4th Floor
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9005 Information: (225) 326-6463
Web Site: www.ag.state.la.us
Filing Fee: $25
Note: This filing is only required if the organization utilizes a professional solicitor to fundraise.
Include copies of organization's Form 990, any contracts with fundraisers and a list of other states where the organization is registered.