Question: How do I obtain an application for tax-exempt status?
Answer: Most organizations applying for exemption must use specific application forms. Two forms currently prescribed by the Service are Application for Recognition of Exemption Form 1023 (and instructions) (for charitable organizations); and Package 1024, Application for Recognition of Exemption (for other tax-exempt organizations). The application your organization is required to submit is specified in Publication 557 . You may request forms by calling 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676).