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Form 990-N (e-Postcard) - System Requirements and Tips
 
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General e-Postcard requirements

a) Your e-Postcard must be for tax year 2007 (or later).
b) Your e-Postcard cannot be an amended e-Postcard.
c) Your organization must not be a private foundation.
d) For 2010 tax year your organization must normally have gross receipts of $50,000 or less. For 2009 or earlier tax years your organization must normally have gross receipts of $25,000 or less.
e) If your organization is a 509(a)(3) supporting organization, itís gross receipts must normally be $5,000 or less and it must only support religious organizations.
 
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