Mankato Nonprofit Attorney

Nonprofit organizations are given special status and special rights because they help achieve many needs in our society that are not otherwise being addressed. This area of law is called nonprofit law or charities law.

Federal and state requirements for nonprofit organizations differ depending on the size and type of the organization. Some of Minnesota’s largest operations are nonprofit organizations, including hospitals, churches, libraries, and other community locations. The bulk of nonprofit organizations, however, are small organizations that are operated by a few individuals who are often overwhelmed by the legal responsibilities of the organization. That is where Knutson+Casey comes in. Our nonprofit attorneys can help you take care of the legal tasks you face so you can avoid costly mistakes.

Our nonprofit attorneys have years of experience working with nonprofit organizations and their people. They have formed new not-for-profit organizations, helped them avoid problems during growth, and helped nonprofits facing serious issues recover.

  • 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Special state and federal tax reporting requirements
  • Lobbying expenditures limits
  • Regulations directed at mitigating conflicts of interest and monitoring executive compensation
  • Tax-related issues around unrelated business income.
  • Misuse of organization funds
  • Gift acceptance policies for nonprofits
  • Complex charitable gifts to nonprofits
  • Avoidance of unrelated business income tax (UBIT)
  • Self-dealing, excess benefit, and private benefit transactions

The nonprofit attorneys at Knutson+Casey are educated in the specifics of nonprofit law and can help you in resolving all of your nonprofit legal issues. From establishment to defense of status, we can help!