Legal Expertise For New & Existing Non-Profit Orginizations
Our mission: To provide excellent, cost-sensitive legal services to start-up nonprofit organizations seeking tax exempt status under § 501 of the IRS tax code.
Schaffer Law Firm PLLC is dedicated to the success of its many nonprofit clientele and will continue to work closely with each client post-formation to ensure they are complying with both state and federal law. Our services include:
- Formation of nonprofit corporations with the State of TN
- Guidance on choosing the first Board of Directors and facilitating the first Board meeting
- Drafting necessary corporate documents
- Filing the IRS paperwork which includes working closely with the client to complete the more in-depth sections of the application
- Correspondence with the IRS after the application is filed including any additional filing required to achieve the § 501 status
- Preparing and filing the TN Charitable Solicitations Permit application
- Absorbing or merging one nonprofit organization into another.