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Charitable & Nonprofit Organizations

Tax Lawyers Providing Legal Insight for Wichita Charitable and Nonprofit Organizations

A reputation for excellence and knowledge throughout Kansas

For more than 80 years, Bever Dye, LC has effectively fulfilled the needs of tax-exempt organizations in Wichita, including public and private charities and foundations. Our attorneys combine their extensive legal knowledge with practical experience to ensure that the objectives of Wichita charitable and nonprofit organizations are legally compliant. We offer guidance to Boards of Directors on governance best practices and advice on how to operate a nonprofit organization within the legal limits of tax law. We also provide legal and planning assistance for individuals wishing to make contributions or planned gifts to a public charity or establishing a private foundation.

Forming and maintaining a tax-exempt nonprofit organization

Charitable organizations are an integral part of our society, focusing on the fulfillment of philanthropic goals in areas such as education, science, community affairs, environment, health, religion and the arts. Our attorneys have decades of experience working with Wichita charitable and nonprofit organizations, from filing applications for 501(c)(3) tax exempt designation to advising on how to maintain exempt status. We obtain rulings from the IRS regarding prospective transactions and offer advice pertaining to matters that may put an organization’s tax-exempt status in jeopardy. Your charitable organization’s operations and objectives are of the utmost importance to us and we develop creative, legally sound solutions to help you achieve your goals.

Contributions and planned giving to Wichita charitable and nonprofit organizations

We are thoroughly knowledgeable on the federal tax laws and technical aspects of charitable giving, including the requirements for deductibility, appraisals, acknowledgements, property gifts and inventory gifts. Our attorneys also advise on planned giving. We have experience in drafting charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, formation of private foundations and all agreements necessary for gifts of capital assets, including real estate.

We tailor the appropriate charitable gift method for your needs and desires, with options such as:

  • Gift planning
  • Charitable lead trusts
  • Charitable remainder trusts
  • Private foundations
  • Family foundations
  • Supporting organizations
  • Public charities
  • Educational organizations
  • Religious organizations
  • Conservation easements
  • Donor Advised Funds

The attorneys of Bever Dye, LC work with you to determine your charitable objectives and then provide the resources and commitment to achieve them in the most tax-efficient way possible.

Work with Wichita tax attorneys adept at handling your charitable and nonprofit organization financial matters

Our lawyers find creative solutions to help you successfully manage charitable and nonprofit business and tax law matters. Call Bever Dye, LC at 316-263-8294 or contact us online to schedule an appointment and discuss your legal concerns.

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  • Wichita Office
    301 N. Main Street
    Suite 600, Epic Center
    Wichita, Kansas 67202
    Phone: 316-263-8294
    Fax: 316-263-3142