Most organizations applying for exemption must use specific application forms. Two forms currently prescribed by the Service are Form 1023,Application for Recognition of Exemption (and instructions) (for charitable organizations); and Package 1024 , Application for Recognition of Exemption (for other tax-exempt organizations). The application your organization is required to submit is specified in Publication 557 . See Tax-Exempt Organizations Tax Kit for a list of forms and publications of interest to tax-exempt organizations. You may also request these forms by calling: 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676).
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