Not-For-Profit Law

Tax-exempt entities face a myriad of issues specific to their structure, as well as those common to most businesses. Issues include permissible ways to raise funds, advocate, lobby, compensate their executives, and communicate and carry out their missions.  Moses & Singer’s Not-for-Profit Practice offers a blend of legal services, such as:

  • Organization of not-for-profit entities, creation of governance structures, advice with respect to fiduciary responsibilities, and development of conflict of interest and other policies.
  • Advising on executive and employee compensation issues including compliance with governmental mandates.
  • Acquisition and retention of tax-exempt status under applicable federal and state law and advising on the preparation of the IRS Form 990 tax return.
  • Not-for-Profit transactions with for profit entities including joint venture and the licensing of intellectual property.
  • Structure and effectuation of asset acquisitions, mergers, consolidations and affiliations of not-for-profit organizations including hospitals, health care organizations, charities and educational institutions.
  • Private and public foundation operational matters, from donation receipt policies and grant making policies to capital campaigns and endowment (NYMPIFA) management.
  • Compliance with charitable solicitation rules.
  • Financing transactions for tax-exempt organizations; bond issuances; underwriting.

Some of our attorneys serve as board members for non-profits, giving them valuable insights on the implicit inner workings of these entities. The Group's clients include a broad range of IRC §501(c)(3) organizations and other exempt categories including universities; scholarship organizations; hospitals and healthcare organizations; and education.

For more information please contact us.

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Overview

Tax-exempt entities face a myriad of issues specific to their structure, as well as those common to most businesses. Issues include permissible ways to raise funds, advocate, lobby, compensate their executives, and communicate and carry out their missions.  Moses & Singer’s Not-for-Profit Practice offers a blend of legal services, such as:

  • Organization of not-for-profit entities, creation of governance structures, advice with respect to fiduciary responsibilities, and development of conflict of interest and other policies.
  • Advising on executive and employee compensation issues including compliance with governmental mandates.
  • Acquisition and retention of tax-exempt status under applicable federal and state law and advising on the preparation of the IRS Form 990 tax return.
  • Not-for-Profit transactions with for profit entities including joint venture and the licensing of intellectual property.
  • Structure and effectuation of asset acquisitions, mergers, consolidations and affiliations of not-for-profit organizations including hospitals, health care organizations, charities and educational institutions.
  • Private and public foundation operational matters, from donation receipt policies and grant making policies to capital campaigns and endowment (NYMPIFA) management.
  • Compliance with charitable solicitation rules.
  • Financing transactions for tax-exempt organizations; bond issuances; underwriting.

Some of our attorneys serve as board members for non-profits, giving them valuable insights on the implicit inner workings of these entities. The Group's clients include a broad range of IRC §501(c)(3) organizations and other exempt categories including universities; scholarship organizations; hospitals and healthcare organizations; and education.

For more information please contact us.

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.