Non-Profit Information

Is VATSIM a registered non-profit organization?

Yes, VATSIM is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in the state of Delaware.

The IRS determination letter can be viewed here.

Are the IRS tax returns available for viewing?

Yes, the IRS tax returns are viewable on the IRS website.

The IRS website does not provide a method of linking directly to the returns, but we have provided a guide on how to access them below:

  • Step 1: Navigate here
  • Step 2: Select "Search Database: Copies of Returns (990, 990-EZ, 990-PF, 990-T)"
  • Step 3: Select "Search by: Organization Name"
  • Step 4: Enter 'VATSIM' (without quotes) in the "Search Term" box.
  • Step 5: Click "Search".