Formation of Non Profit/Religious Entities:
Schubin & Isaacs assists clients with the formation of tax-exempt and nonprofit entities, such as:
This assistance often includes advice of the appropriate choice of entity for the charitable or other nonprofit purpose intended. We then prepare all necessary documentation to form and establish the taxable or nontaxable nature of the desired type of entity.
We regularly advise nonprofit boards and management concerning a wide variety of legal issues including required reporting to Federal and State agencies, governance, conflicts and other policies and procedures, executive compensation, benefits plans, employee relations, real estate, intellectual property, taxable unrelated business activities and fiduciary responsibilities.
We provides insightful guidance concerning regulation by federal, state and local authorities of fundraising, raffles and gaming, grant-making and scholarships, lobbying, political activities and other programs of nonprofit organizations.
We represent charitable organizations and their donors in tax controversies with state and federal tax authorities. This practice includes administrative appeals.
We provide comprehensive legal counsel to tax-exempt organizations, advising on a broad range of federal and state tax, transactional, corporate, governance, fiduciary, and charitable giving matters.
Additionally, we also handle Real Estate Property Tax Exemptions, Sales Tax Exemptions, Parsonage Exemptions, Real Estate Property Refunds, etc…
Not-for Profit/Religious - Transactions:
We represent tax-exempt organizations in structuring and completing significant transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, asset purchases, loans and refinances, dispositions and dissolutions. As well as obtaining the requisite administrative agency (i.e. attorney general) and/or court approvals, as may be required.
We have substantial experience in establishing joint ventures, for-profit and nonprofit subsidiaries, supporting organizations, donor advised funds and other special structures. Our practice entails all aspects of these transactions and any related financing — we provide innovative and cost-effective deal structuring, negotiations, regulatory compliance and preparation of all deal documents.