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State-By-State Annual Compliance - New Jersey

Annual Filings for New Jersey Nonprofit Organizations

  1. New Jersey Department of the Treasury

    Form: Annual Report
    Due Date: Last day of the anniversary month of the entity's formation in New Jersey

    Web Site: www.state.nj.us
    Filing Fee: $25
    Notes: This form must be completed online. For more information, refer to the following web page: http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/revenue/dcr/programs/ann_rpt.shtml.
  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. New Jersey Attorney General

    Form: CRI-200 or CRI-300R and copy of IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ
    Due Date: 6 months after end of fiscal year

    New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
    Charities Registration & Investigation Section
    PO Box 45021
    Newark, NJ 07101
    Information: (973) 504-6215
    Web Site: www.state.nj.us
    Filing Fee: $30-$250 (depending on gross contributions)
    Notes: The late fee is $25.

    If gross contributions over $25,000, or the organization contracted with a professional fundraiser, file form CRI-300R.

    Organizations that file form CRI-300R and have over $500,000 in gross revenues must also submit a certified audit.

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