All charitable organizations operating in New York State are required by law to register and file annual financial reports with the Attorney General's Office. This includes any organization that conducts charitable activities, holds property that is used for charitable purposes, or solicits financial or other contributions.
Below are the forms and instructions needed to properly register with the Attorney General's Charities Bureau
- Forms and Instructions
- Summary of Annual Filing Requirements For Filings Due After July 1, 2014 (PDF)
- Extension Request Procedure Change: 180 Day Extension of Time to File is Granted (March 17, 2015) (PDF)
- NEW: Regulations For The Disclosure Of Electioneering Activities Withdrawn
- Frequently Asked Questions