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Other Exempt Organizations


Other exempt organizations includes thousands of social and recreational clubs, trade associations, labor unions, veterans associations, and advocacy organizations, as well as a relatively few large but obscure entities, such as a health care trust for a major automaker. Organizations with more than $25,000 in gross receipts are required to file a Form 990 annually with the Internal Revenue Service. Revenues and assets below are for these reporting public charities only.

Profiles of major groups can be found here:

  • 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations"

  • 501(c)(5) Labor unions, farm bureaus, and others

  • 501(c)(6) Business leagues

  • 501(c)(7) Social and recreational clubs

    Click here to see the largest and some examples of smaller organizations.

    The Numbers (United States)

    • The number of organizations registered with the IRS changed by -0 percent from 440,425 in 2002 to 363,765 in 2012.
    • The number of organizations reporting to the IRS changed -1 percent from 0 in 2002 to 138,352 in 2012.
    • Total revenues for reporting organizations changed by -1 percent from 0 in 2002 to $520,802,650,052 in 2012.
    • Total assets for reporting organizations changed by -1 percent from 0 in 2002 to 1,595,856,891,827 in 2012.

    (Note: Financial data have not been adjusted for inflation.)

    Statistical Tables

    Registered Organizations

    Organizations That File Annually with the IRS

    These organizations must have at least $25,000 in gross receipts.

    Registered users can create their own custom tables to view organizations in multiple dimensions or explore other information that we have on these organizations. Click here to learn more.