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    CHAR500 Web Filing Requirement

    Effective for forms filed on or after September 19, 2022, exempt organizations that file the CHAR500, Annual Filing for Charitable Organizations, must file the form electronically using the Charities Bureau’s new online web filing system.

    Prior to this, the form was permitted to be filed on paper.

    Information about the new web filing system is available from the Charities Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General at: https://www.charitiesnys.com/online_annual_filing_22.html

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    April 20, 2023 Update: The link listed above was removed by the Charities Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General. Information can now be found at:


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