IRS Online Classes for Tax Exempt Entities

The IRS offers several free online tutorials for nonprofits. Each training module contains interactive exercises to help you learn. Users can complete the modules in any order and repeat them as many times as they like.

The cast of characters includes Tim the Treasurer, Emma the Employee, Vernon the Volunteer as well as Coach the IRS agent.

You can find them at

Topics include:

  • How to Keep your Tax-Exempt Status
  • Unrelated Business Income - do you generate taxable income?
  • Employment  Issues
  • Required Disclosures - what to include on donor acknowledgement, how to acknowledge a donor's umreimbursed expenses