Instructions for Form 1023-EZ (01/2018)
Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
Section references are to the Internal Revenue Code unless otherwise noted.

Revised: 01/2018

Instructions for Form 1023-EZ - Introductory Material

Future Developments
For the latest information about developments related to Form 1023-EZ and its instructions, such as legislation enacted after they were published, go to 1023-EZ.

Don’t include social security numbers on publicly disclosed forms. Because the IRS is required to disclose approved exemption applications and information returns, exempt organizations should not include social security numbers on these forms. Documents subject to disclosure include correspondence with the IRS about the filing.