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Nonprofit Incorporation and Tax Exemption Workshop

Wednesday February 12 , 2014

  • By: Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
    1 East 53rd Street
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Luis Nieto Dickens
    Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
    212-319-2787 x12
  • Website: www.vlany.org

This workshop provides valuable information about starting a nonprofit organization. State issues to be covered include articles of incorporation, bylaws, and the first organization meeting. Federal issues include the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) and corresponding regulations, application for employer identification number, IRS disclosure rules, unrelated business taxable income, charitable contributions, and restrictions on lobbying.

This workshop will also touch on the legal and ethical duties for board members, donor requirements, the new Form 990, intellectual property issues specific to nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, insurance, and employment issues. The Fiscal Sponsorship model will be addressed as an alternative to forming a non-profit organization.

  • CLE Credit Comments: *3.0 CLE credits: 2 Professional Practice and 1 Skills (Approved for Non-Transitional and Transitional Attorneys)

Thanks to PBN Sponsors:

  • Intelliteach
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