Bloomberg Tax
June 18, 2020, 6:48 PM

IRS Speeding Through Tax-Exemption Requests for Relief Groups

Allyson Versprille
Allyson Versprille

The IRS’s Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division is continuing to honor the expedited process for reviewing applications for nonprofit status, especially for groups offering virus relief.

The division has seen some requests for expedited handling come from newly formed Covid-19 relief charities, said Tamera Ripperda, commissioner of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division.

  • “We are kind of moving those to the front of the line,” she said Thursday on a webinar hosted by the NYU School of Professional Studies.
  • Organizations can ask the IRS to move their application through faster than normal, but they must have a ...