Copilevitz & Canter, LLC

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Copilevitz & Canter, LLC: Attorneys Specialized in Not-for-Profit Organizations

Community, regional and nationwide groups organize political, religious and charitable organizations with clear, meaningful goals in mind. Compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations is the responsibility of the non-profit organization benefits from tax exemption.

Why Copilevitz & Canter, LLC?

Organizers and managers of non-profits look to Copilevitz & Canter, LLC, to help ensure that they can make good use of all the advantages that the law allows. They seek help to comply with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. They trust our law firm knowing that representation of non-profit organizations is what we have been doing since Copilevitz & Canter, LLC was formed in 1993. Our attorneys have many years of "hands-on" experience.

Our Valued, Varied Clients

Clients of Copilevitz & Canter include colleges and universities, churches, schools, alumni associations, health care charities, research organizations, think tanks, conservation organizations, humane societies, developers of housing for low-income families and the elderly, economic development organizations for disadvantaged communities, private foundations, supporting organizations, trade associations, social clubs, and fraternal orders. Our clients' charitable, political, educational and religious activities operate in the U.S. as well as in other countries.

Our experienced attorneys welcome inquiries from new or existing non-profit organizations. Contact the law firm's offices by calling us or by e-mail through this Web site.

Cost-Effective Legal Services for New and Existing Non-Profits

With offices in Washington, DC, and Kansas City, Missouri, Copilevitz & Canter, LLC ("C&C") was formed in 1993 by the merger of two law firms with extensive knowledge and experience representing non-profit organizations (NPOs).

Full-Service Law Firm for Tax-Exempt Organizations

The law firm represents more than 250 tax-exempt organizations from start-up (forming a non-profit entity) through maintaining tax-exempt status and providing general legal counsel. Because we focus our legal practice on tax-exempt organizations (including charitable, educational, and religious organizations), our attorneys and legal staff are highly knowledgeable about tax-exemption rules and regulations governing NPOs.

Areas of Practice (9)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Forming a Tax-Exempt Non-Profit
  • Ensuring Contributions are Tax-Deductible
  • Planned Giving & Non-Profits
  • Cause-Related Marketing and Sponsorships
  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property
  • The Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)
  • Dealing With an IRS Audit
  • Complying With State Solicitation Requirements
  • Political Activities and Lobbying

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Tax Exempt Organizations, Federal Tax Law, Planned Giving Charitable Contributions, Trademark Law, Copy Right Law

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Constitutional Law, Tax Exempt Organization Law, Civil Litigation, Charitable Giving Law, Commercial Telemarketing Regul ...

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Charitable Trusts and Foundations, Non-Profit Tax Law, Charitable Giving Law, Non-Profit Organizations Law

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Constitutional Law, Tax Exempt Organizations, Civil Litigation, Telemarketing Law, Administrative Agency Practice

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Tax Exempt Organizations, Charitable Organization Registration, Charitable Giving, Administrative Agency Practice

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