Federal Filing Deadline

Federal Filing Deadline Near for Churches Operating Preschools and Schools.

Churches that operate schools (including preschools) are required to file a certificate of racial nondiscrimination (Form 5578) annually with the IRS.  The deadline is the fifteenth day of the fifth month following the end of the fiscal year.  For organizations operating on a calendar-year basis the deadline is May 15.  For more details see http://churchlawandtax.com/private/library/viewarticle.php?aid=142.