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 Non-profits

Understanding formation and governance

 

– Creating a strong, sustainable non-profit

You want to fill a need in your community, but dealing with all the legal requirements seems overwhelming.   Organizing a bike drive for Christmas or feeding vulnerable families is a project you can tackle, but dealing with the IRS?  No thanks.   Here at the Law Office of Emily Cook, we are experienced at helping you lay a foundation that maximizes your mission and contemplates growth.  It is our passion to help you help others.  We can help you with required state and federal filings, obtaining tax-exempt status, establishing bylaws and forming a board. 

We can help with:

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Choice of corporate governance structure

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State incorporation

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Obtaining federal tax-exempt status

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Mission statement

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Bylaws

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Board governance

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Ongoing non-profit corporate governance needs

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