Specialized counsel for the unique needs of nonprofits

Tax-Exempt Status and Compliance

We work to understand your organization and its unique circumstances so we can assist you in getting, and keeping, your valuable tax-exempt status.

  • Application, qualification and ongoing compliance with tax-exempt status under 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), 501(c)(6) and other exemption categories
  • Public charity classification, reclassification and reinstatement
  • Public support test computation and evaluation under 509(a)(1) and 509(a)(2)
  • Regulation of private foundations and alternatives, such donor-advised funds and supporting organizations
  • Termination of private foundation status
  • IRS audits and compliance programs (including executive compensation)
  • Regulation of charities and foundations under the Pension Protection Act of 2006
  • Unrelated business income tax (UBIT)
  • Private inurement and private benefit analysis
  • Related-party transactions and the self-dealing and excess benefit transaction (or intermediate sanctions) rules
  • Public policy development, advocacy, lobbying and political activities

We look forward to speaking with you.