Our attorneys are leading practitioners in the areas of nonprofit and tax exempt organizations, as well as foundation governance and regulation. We provide our nonprofit clients with a range of services, including incorporation, obtaining tax-exempt status, independent compensation consulting, IRS Form 990 compliance; as well as serving as general counsel.
We assist nonprofits of all sizes to organize and operate in compliance with all applicable laws. We also seek to ensure that their board members and officers understand and consistently meet their legal obligations, and that they incorporate best practices in governance, risk management, and continuity. Examples of our services include:
In recent years, our clients have included nonprofits ranging in size, age, and focus, from newly established, small nonprofits to large, national-level entities implementing international programs. Examples of our clients include:
• Colleges and universities
• Public charities
• Health care service providers and hospital systems
• Social service, religious, and government support organizations
• Economic welfare enterprises
• Trade associations
• Electric distribution cooperatives
• Credit unions
Our Leadership and Scholarship
In addition to their work through Allen & Pinnix, P.A., our attorneys have served on the boards of nonprofit organizations across North Carolina and around the nation. These organizations include some of the most impactful public charities to the most influential trade associations. In addition, our attorneys lecture at local law schools and teach continuing education on wide-ranging topics affecting nonprofits and tax exempt organizations.
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