Washington Nonprofit Corporations
RENEW YOUR NONPROFIT CORPORATION ONLINE
The following links will take you to the available Washington paper form. Online annual reports may be found above and to the right of this page. Foreign (non-Washington) forms are linked below the list of fees.
Washington Nonprofit Corporations (Title 24.03 RCW)
Click Here for forms to use with Foreign (non Washington) Profit Corporations
If your nonprofit organization is or plans to fund-raise from the public, it may also be required to register with the Charities Program of the Secretary of State. Registration with the Charities Program is separate from and in addition to filings required under corporate law. Please visit the Charities Program Web site
to review the registration requirements and registration forms. You may also want to review the Charitable Solicitations Act, RCW 19.09
IRS Tax Exempt Status Information
Are you applying for 501 (C) tax exempt status with the IRS? If you are, your Articles of Incorporation must contain a specific purpose clause and a dissolution of assets provision. Suggested language is available at http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Suggested-Language-for-Corporations-and-Associations-(per-Publication-557). Other valuable information on 501(c) qualification is also available at www.irs.gov.