TaxRevo Fun Fact
There are nearly 1.5 million tax-exempt organizations recognized by the IRS.
Of these tax-exempt organizations, religious and/or charitable organizations comprise the majority at 1.082 million, with social welfare, labor and agriculture, and business leagues coming in a very, very distant second.
To provide some context, the IRS approved 52,608 501(c) applications just in 2012. By comparison, there are only 50,046 labor and agriculture organizations in total!