Review the following annual procedure updates that affect tax-exempt organizations:

Rulings and information letters; issuance procedures. Revised procedures are provided for furnishing ruling letters, information letters, etc., on matters related to sections of the Code currently under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Division Commissioner, Tax Exempt and Government Entities. Rev. Proc. 2012-4 superseded.

Technical advice. Revised procedures are provided for furnishing technical advice to area managers and appeals office by the Office of the Division Commissioner, Tax Exempt and Government Entities, regarding issues in the employee plans area (including actuarial matters) and in the exempt organizations area. Rev. Proc. 2012-5 superseded.

User fees for employee plans and exempt organizations. Current guidance for complying with the user fee program of the Service as it pertains to requests for letter rulings, determination letters, etc., on matters under the jurisdiction of the Office of the Division Commissioner, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, is provided. Rev. Proc. 2012-8 superseded.

Determination letters and rulings. This document sets forth procedures for issuing determination letters and rulings on the exempt status of organizations under sections 501 and 521 of the Code. The procedures also apply to the revocation and modification of determination letters or rulings, and provide guidance on the exhaustion of administrative remedies for purposes of declaratory judgment under section 7428 of the Code. Rev. Proc. 2012-9 superseded.

This document sets forth procedures for issuing determination letters and rulings on private foundation status under section 509(a) of the Code, operating foundation status under section 4942(j)(3), and exempt operating foundation status under section 4940(d)(2), of organizations exempt from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3). This revenue procedure also applies to the issuance of determination letters on the foundation status under section 509(a)(3) of nonexempt charitable trusts described in section 4947(a)(1). Rev. Proc. 2012-10 superseded.