Kansas Nonprofit Compliance

Required annual filings

This guide covers the required filings to maintain a nonprofit corporation in Kansas. If you are looking to form nonprofit in Kansas, please visit our Start Your Kansas Nonprofit guide. The steps below apply to nonprofits that are both incorporated and foreign qualified in Kansas. Please note that this is a general list and may not be exhaustive or applicable to all nonprofits.

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1 File IRS Form 990
Agency:Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Instructions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
2 File Kansas Corporate Tax Exemption Renewals

Not required



There is no renewal requirement for Kansas corporate income tax exemption.

More information: Kansas Department of Revenue
3 File Kansas Sales Tax Exemption Renewals
Agency:Kansas Department of Revenue
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
4 File Kansas Annual Report
Agency:Kansas Secretary of State
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$40

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Law:

K.S.A. 17-7504

Penalties: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:
  • A member, partner, or officer has to sign the paper form.
  • Original signatures are not required.
5 Renew the Charitable Solicitation Registration

Kansas Charitable Organization Registration

Agency:Kansas Secretary of State - Charities
Law:

Kansas Statutes Ann. § 17-1760 et seq.

Automatic Exemption

Exemption Eligible Organizations: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$35

Notes:
  • Include all required attachments
  • The CFO and another authorized officer must sign. They must be two individuals. Notarization of signatures is not needed.
  • Some Kansas counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Instructions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$35

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:
  • Check the renewal/update box
  • Include all required attachments
  • The CFO and another authorized officer must sign. They must be two individuals. Notarization of signatures is not needed.

Change of Fiscal Year

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$35

Notes:

Fiscal year can be changed during the standard renewal process.

6Maintain a Kansas Registered Agent

Maintain a registered agent that has a street address in Kansas. The registered agent is responsible for receiving legal documents such as service of process. Appointing a registered agent service is often preferable to listing an officer or director, as their information often changes. Consider using our registered agent service in Wichita , KS to maintain compliance with the state requirement.


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