Practice Areas

PRACTICE AREAS

Legal Services for Nonprofit and Tax-exempt Organizations

Caritas Law Group regularly serves as outside general counsel to tax-exempt and nonprofit organizations. We also represent donors with respect to significant gifts, and socially responsible companies with respect to cause-marketing arrangements and corporate giving strategies.

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FEATURED BLOG POSTS

  • International Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2021

    This week is International Charity Fraud Awareness Week  is organized by a global coalition of charities, regulators, law enforcement agencies, representative and umbrella organizations, and other nonprofit stakeholders. What is the Goal of International Charity Fraud Awareness Week? The week’s goal is to increase awareness of fraud and cybercrime in the nonprofit sector and provide … International Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2021 Read More »

  • What is a Consent Agenda?

    A consent agenda is a practice of bundling routine matters into one board vote to free up a nonprofit board’s meeting time to focus on the substantive issues facing the organization. Because every board action must be agreed upon and documented in the board meeting minutes, time is frequently wasted discussing and approving actions such … What is a Consent Agenda? Read More »

  • Ban on Campaign Intervention for 501(c)(3)s

    In recent years, there has been some confusing activity around the rules governing campaign intervention for 501(c)(3)s. Nonprofits operating under I.R.C. 501(c)(3) are obligated to comply with several rules as a condition of tax exemption. One such rule is a prohibition on intervening in political campaigns. Under what is colloquially known as the Johnson Amendment … Ban on Campaign Intervention for 501(c)(3)s Read More »