The IRS today issued a release announcing the introduction of “Tax Exempt Organization Search” (TEOS)—a new online tool that replaces EO Select Check, which had been available since 2012.
According to the IRS release—IR-2018-116 (May 7, 2018)—TEOS is designed to provide faster, easier access to publicly available information about exempt organizations.
TEOS can be used to find all the information previously available on EO Select Check, including whether an organization is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions; has had its tax-exempt status automatically revoked for failure to file required forms or notices for three consecutive years; and for a “small organization,” whether it filed a Form 990-N (e-Postcard) annual electronic notice with the IRS.
In addition, TEOS users will be able to view images of:
Other TEOS enhancements include a simplified search process that allows users to search across multiple data files and a “mobile friendly” platform.
For more information, contact a tax professional with KPMG’s Washington National Tax practice:
Alexandra Mitchell | +1 202 533 6078 | email@example.com
Preston Quesenberry | +1 202 533 3985 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Randall Thomas | +1 202 533 3786 | email@example.com
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