Running a nonprofit organization can be a challenging task. Not only do you have to worry about the organization’s day-to-day operations, but you also have to deal with pressing legal issues. For example, you may need to file for tax-exempt status with the IRS, or you may need to create bylaws and policies for your organization.
If you are unfamiliar with the legal process, let The Dean Law Firm help you navigate these waters. We can help you ensure that your organization complies with all applicable laws and we can help protect you from any potential legal issues.
Nonprofit Law Facts
How The Dean Law Firm Can Help
Nonprofits must comply with specific corporate formalities to maintain their tax-exempt status. We can help draft the organizational documents and bylaws for your nonprofit, and we’ll review contracts and other transactions to ensure they comply with state and federal law.
We can assist with annual tax planning and compliance, including preparing the appropriate tax forms, advising on unrelated business income, and representing the nonprofit in audits.
The Dean Law Firm can help nonprofit organizations maximize their impact through effective charitable giving strategies. This may include helping to establish donor-advised funds, private foundations, or other vehicles.
Employment law issues can be complex for nonprofits, particularly volunteerism and unpaid internships. The Dean Law Firm can help draft policies and procedures regarding employment issues, advise on wage and hour laws, and represent the nonprofit in any employment-related
Nonprofit organizations often enter into contracts with vendors, service providers, and other third parties. The Dean Law Firm can review these contracts for terms that could harm the nonprofit or lead to misunderstandings down the road. We can also help negotiate better deals
for the nonprofit.