As your nonprofit attorney, Suero Law guides startup and existing nonprofit organizations with counsel on regulatory compliance and best practices for charitable activities & fundraising. The firm assists clients with formation of new nonprofit organizations, applications for tax exempt 501(c)(3) status, and licenses required to solicit donations.
Some of the organizations that work with Suero Law range from nonprofit corporations, public charities, private foundations, foreign nonprofit organizations, trade associations, professional societies, advocacy groups, schools, and charitable trusts, to name a few.
Formation: articles of incorporation, mission statement, merger/conversion of nonprofit
Governance: bylaws, conflict of interest policy, compensation and benefits, corporate resolutions
Federal compliance: from 1023 application for tax exemption: (501(c)(3), form 990 postcard, donor receipts, website disclosures/terms
State compliance: solicitation of contributions license, sales tax exemption
Contracts: business transactions, volunteer agreements, fundraising disclosures, nonprofit auctions