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An exempt organization that has changed its name must report the change on its next annual return (such as Form 990 or 990-EZ). An organization that does not file an annual return (for example, an organization that instead files Form 990-N, the e-Postcard), or an organization that is required to e-File its return, may report the change of name by letter or fax (not by phone) to Customer Account Services.
The particular supporting documentation required to report a change of name depends on the type of organization.
Specifically - If Your Organization Is Incorporated - The Request Must Include A copy of the amendment to the Articles of Incorporation, and proof of filing with the appropriate state authority.
The letter or fax reporting the change of name must include your organization’s
The individual signing the letter must state the capacity in which he or she is signing (for example, “***** *****, President”).
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