Practice/Industry Group Overview
Husch Blackwell's attorneys are experienced in the handling of the issues that pertain to various types of tax-exempt organizations. We have served tax-exempt healthcare systems, private foundations, cultural and arts organizations, community foundations, churches, colleges, schools, charities, and research and trade industry associations for decades. A number of our attorneys serve on boards and special committees of leading tax-exempt organizations in our communities.
Our tax-exempt practice is focused on the particular issues facing tax-exempt organizations as well as individuals who interact with tax exempt organizations. We guide involved parties in issues related to formation, compliance, private benefit or inurement, conflicts of interest, sanctions, penalties, loss of tax-exempt status, tax management, outsourcing, joint ventures, financing and general commercial advice. We also work closely with donors interested in the various ways of providing tax-deductible financial support for tax-exempt organizations. Our attorneys have significant experience in the creation of governing bylaws, policies, contracts and other documents that impact tax-exempt organizations.
We work with individuals and businesses on the use of private foundations, split interest trusts, and other charitable giving techniques designed to take advantage of tax incentives for the financial support of tax-exempt organizations and charitable trusts.
Our attorneys serve the legal needs of tax-exempt organizations and donors in various areas, including:
- Corporate Governance
- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
- Governmental Affairs
- Intellectual Property
- Labor & Employment
- Charitable Gift Planning
- Tax Planning and Compliance