NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

IRS Form 990 for Tax Exempt Organizations

IRS Form 990 for Tax Exempt Organizations

The files include the data only for 1982 through 1990, and a complete set of what is available for 1993 and 1994 from the IRS Bulletin Board Service. 1993 and 1994 also include Form 990 and Schedule A.

  • *.fla files have the data.
  • *.xls files have excel spreadsheets that explain the data.
  • overview provides details about sampling.
Here is a sample sas program for reading some items from the 1993 and 1994 files. It is provided by William Gentry (wmg6@columbia.edu), who also provided the 1993-4 data.

The Data Files:

In each directory is a .ZIP file containing all the other files - use that for downloading if you need everything. Please notify feenberg@nber.org of any missing files (except for 1991-2).

The sample forms come from http://nccs.urban.org, the website of the National Center for Charitable Statistics at the Urban Institute. Look in the IRS forms section in the database section. This site also has a great deal of additional related data.


Last revised June 7, 2000
 
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