Kansas

Please refer to your local statutes for the most up-to-date requirements.

Articles of incorporation

Business entity search
 
https://www.kansas.gov/bess/flow/main?execution=e1s1
Additional info
 
Fee: $20
Processing: 5 business days (estimate)
Signatures: No special requirements at this time

Corporate annual report

Notes
 
Nonprofit corporations are required to file an annual report. Failure to file an annual report will result in being dissolved by the state.
Business entity search
 
https://www.kansas.gov/bess/flow/main?execution=e1s1
Form (e-file)
 
Link: https://www.kansas.gov/annual-reports/index.do
Due: Every not for profit corporation must file an annual report each year and pay a filing fee. The annual report and fees are due together on the 15th day of the 6th month after the last day of the corporation's tax year end.<br><br>Example: If you have a tax year end of December, the annual report will be due every June 15th. An annual report is not required if the not for profit corporation has not been incorporated for six months prior to its first tax year end.
Fee: $40.00

Charity registration

Filing exemption available!
 
Rule: Gross receipts of less than $10,000.00
Not eligible if using a professional fundraiser.
Link:
Due: n/a
Fee: None, to the best of our knowledge
Initial form
 
Link: SC 53-10
https://ag.ks.gov/docs/default-source/forms/charity-registration/charitable-org-registration---fillable.pdf
Due: Prior to soliciting funds (unless exempt from filing)
Fee: $25.00
Required attachments:

  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status
  • Your most recent 990 series return
  • Or, if you have not filed a 990 use Form FS 53-10
  • Thoroughly check form instructions for any additional required documents
Renewal form
 
Link: SC 53-10
https://ag.ks.gov/docs/default-source/forms/charity-registration/charitable-org-registration---fillable.pdf
Due: By the last day of the 6th month after your fiscal year end
Fee: $25.00
Required attachments:

  • Proof of 501(c)(3) status
  • Your most recent 990 series return
  • Or, if you have not filed a 990 use Form FS 53-10
  • Thoroughly check form instructions for any additional required documents

Income/franchise tax exemption

 

Sales tax exemption

 
Notes
 
PTOs and PTAs are exempt from paying sales tax. Booster clubs are not, as the state finds their scope of activity to be too narrow.

Additional information

Tax department

Raffle (games of chance)

Notes
 
If a nonprofit meets the criteria described in the constitutional amendment and the gross receipts are $25,000 or less, the organization does not need to apply for a raffle license.
Filing exemption available!
 
Rule: Raffle receipts of less than $25,000.00
Filing information
 
Link: https://www.ksrevenue.org/bingoraffle.html
Due: Before event (unless exempt from filing)
Fee: $25.00-100.00

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