Complimentary Tax Preparation and e-File Software for 2013 IRS Form 990-N Now Available Through Aplos Software

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Nonprofit organizations are now able to file their 2013 Form 990-N with the IRS at no charge using Aplos Software’s user-friendly tax-preparation and submission software. This annual informational return is required to maintain tax-exempt status for organizations with less than $50,000 in annual receipts.

Authorized IRS E-file Provider
...these organizations can confidently submit their return and continue with their mission.

Aplos Software, LLC, a web-based software developer and authorized IRS e-file provider, announced today that its tax preparation and submission software, Aplos e-File, is now accepting IRS Form 990-N returns for the 2013 fiscal year. Form 990-N (e-Postcard) for the current year can be filed for free and prior years can be filed for $19.99 per return. The web-based tax preparation software can be accessed at

Form 990-N is a short electronic return for organizations whose annual receipts are normally $50,000 or less. Aplos e-File takes the tax-exempt organization through the form step-by-step, provides relevant tips and guidance, and ensures that all needed information is included. When complete, Aplos e-File submits the return electronically to the IRS and provides a copy of the return for their records.

“Our mission is to make managing a nonprofit simple and that starts with required IRS returns to maintain their tax-exempt status,“ said Tim Goetz, co-founder of Aplos Software. “The majority of the nation’s nonprofits are small, so we made Form 990-N free and simple. As a result, these organizations can confidently submit their return and continue with their mission."

The deadline for submitting Form 990-N is the 15th of the fifth month after the close of the organization’s tax year. Nonprofits that start a new fiscal year on January 1 are now eligible to submit their 2013 return and their Form 990 filing deadline is May 15, 2014. If an organization fails to file the form three years in a row, the organization will automatically lose its tax-exempt status with the IRS. There are no penalties if a Form 990-N is submitted late. Visit for more information about annual reporting requirements.

Organizations that do not need to file the IRS form include organizations that are part of a group return; churches and their auxiliaries, conventions or associations; and organizations that are required to file a different return.

About Aplos Software
Aplos Software specializes in web-based products that make it simple to manage a nonprofit including fund accounting, donor management, and tax preparation software. In addition, Aplos Oversight is financial management software for accountants or administrators to easily oversee the finances of multiple nonprofits or churches that subscribe to Aplos Software products. Based in Fresno, California, Aplos Software was founded in 2009 and has had over 10,000 users sign up for its various software programs. For more information, visit or call Aplos Software at (888) 274-1316.

Contact: Tim Goetz
(888) 274-1316

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