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State-By-State Annual Compliance - Louisiana

Annual Filings for Louisiana Nonprofit Organizations

  1. Louisiana Secretary of State

    Form: Annual Report
    Due Date: On or before the anniversary date of the date of incorporation

    Commercial Division
    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.
  2. Internal Revenue Service

    Form: Annual Return Form 990
    Due Date: 4 ½ months after end of fiscal year

    Internal Revenue Service
    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.
  3. Louisiana Attorney General

    Form: Unified Registration Statement (if any changes to original application)
    Due Date: October 1st

    Office of the Attorney General
    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.

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