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Nonprofits and Foundations



Our attorneys are committed to civic involvement and have represented a significant number of charitable organizations and foundation. Sandberg Phoenix can help you determine whether to incorporate, form an unincorporated association, trusts, LLC, or other entity, to best serve the needs of your organization. Our attorneys draft articles, bylaws, operating agreements and other formation documents that are best suited to the particular needs of your nonprofit organization.

Other areas of expertise we assist our clients include forming nonprofit corporations, including public benefit, mutual benefit, private foundation, public charity, unincorporated nonprofit associations, trusts, and LLCs.

We also provide the knowledge and skills necessary for your organization to obtain tax exempt status, including:

  • Federal exemption from income taxes under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), or any of the sections of 501(c).
  • Exemption from Missouri and Illinois income, sales and franchise taxes
  • Property tax exemptions
  • Exemptions from city business taxes

Sandberg Phoenix can guide and assist your nonprofit organization with audits and examinations by government regulators, including:

  • The IRS
  • Attorneys General
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Local Taxing and Regulatory Authorities

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