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How to Form, and Obtain Exemption for a Non-Profit Entity

  • AFSP
  • CPA (US)
  • EA
  • ORTP
  • CRTP
  • Maryland Tax Prep.

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Course Description

Course Description

This online CPE course reviews issues to be considered when forming a non-profit entity, including advantages and disadvantages of becoming a tax-exempt non-profit corporation, structural considerations, legal formalities and provisions of articles of incorporation and bylaws. 

This online continuing education course also explores available tax exemptions, the criteria for 501(c)(3) organizations and prohibitions on private inurement and private benefit.  This online CPE course walks through the federal exemption application (Form 1023) and the streamlined application (Form 1023-EZ).  Finally, it introduces applications for exemption to state taxing authorities and reinstatement of tax-exempt status.

Key Topics covered in this online Tax CPE webinar:

  1. Formation Issues
  2. Process of Obtaining Recognition of Tax Exemption
  3. Other Exemption Matters

Learning Objectives

  • To identify advantages and disadvantages of a separate non-profit
  • To make practical suggestions regarding legal formation documents
  • To determine available tax exemptions
  • To recognize the difference between public charities and private foundations
  • To identify criteria for 501(c)(3) organizations
  • To recognize prohibited private inurement and private benefit
  • To identify the parts of Form 1023 and information required to be disclosed
  • What steps to take remedy loss of exemption

Recommended For

The IRS-Approved CE course is recommended for CPAs, EAs, AFSPs, and Other Finance and Tax Professionals engaged in advising about the formation and tax-related matters of NFP.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting Firm
  • Bookkeepers & Accountants & Tax Preparers
  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Oregon Tax Preparers
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Director (Industry)
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Professionals
  • Tax Pros

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CE Credit for Maryland Tax Preparer (MRTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00509-21-O)
  • 1 CE Credit for California Registered Tax Preparers(CRTP) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0507)
  • 1 CE Credit for Oregon Registered Tax Preparers (ORTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00509-21-O)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Enrolled Agents (EA) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00509-21-O)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Taxes for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CE Credit for Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP)

Presenter

About Presenter

Louis Michelson

President Louis E Michelson, A Professional Corporation

Mr. Michelson received his B.A. Degree, with general honors from the University of Chicago, his M.S. in Accountancy from DePaul University and his J.D. degree from UCLA School of Law. He has been admitted to practice with the U.S. Tax Court and the United States District Court, Central District of California.

Mr. Michelson is Past Chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association. He has served as Chair of the Tax-Exempt Organizations Committee of the Taxation Section of the State Bar of California, as Co-Chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California and as Chair of the Taxation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. In May 2001 he participated in the Los Angeles County/California State Bar delegation to the Internal Revenue Service, Treasury and staff of the Congressional tax committees in Washington D.C. to discuss proposed guidance, as set forth in a co-authored paper, “Getting Connected: Business and Politics of Charities on the Internet.”  Together with other attorneys, he assisted in reviewing and suggesting revisions to portions of the California Attorney General’s Guide to Charities. Mr. Michelson is a lecturer at UCLA Extension on tax issues for nonprofit organizations. He is also Adjunct Professor at David Nazarian College of Business and Economics California State University Northridge for a class on income taxation of trusts and estates. He has lectured for business and professional organizations and written articles on various federal and California tax topics. He is a member of the American, California, and Los Angeles County Bar Associations.

About Company

Louis E Michelson, A Professional Corporation

lemtax.com/

Louis E. Michelson focuses his practice on income tax planning, charitable giving and other federal, state and local taxation issues for individuals, corporations and tax-exempt organizations.

Mr. Michelson advises public charities, private foundations, religious and educational organizations, and other nonprofit organizations on issues of formation, management, joint ventures, planned giving and board governance. He also has extensive experience with income tax planning for business transactions and estate planning.


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How to Form, and Obtain Exemption for a Non-Profit Entity

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