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What is an Exempt Operating Foundation?

A private operating foundation is not subject to the tax on net investment income if it is an exempt operating foundation. In addition, private foundations may make grants to exempt operating ...
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What are Private Foundation Excise Taxes?

There is an excise tax on the next investment income of most domestic private foundations. This tax must be reported on Form 990-PF, Return of Private Foundation, and must be paid annually at the time ...
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What if a provision in our bylaws is inconsistent with our Certificate of Formation?

Section 22.103 of the Texas Business Organizations Code (TBOC) controls. Sec. 22.103 provides that a provision of a certificate of formation of a corporation that is inconsistent with a bylaw controls ...
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Can our Board of Directors just change the bylaws without the members Voting on it?

That depends. There are several situations where that is entirely permissible. Section 22.102 of the Texas Business Organizations Code (TBOC) controls Section 22.012 provides that: (a) The initial ...
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Can a private foundation own all or part of a family business?

The IRS established rules against excess business holdings intended to keep private foundations from owning a significant stake in a family business. Breaking those rules can have serious consequences ...
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Can I or members of my family be employed by my foundation?

Generally speaking, yes. Appointing children or other family members as officers or directors is common. This practice makes it possible for your to perpetuate a philanthropic culture within your ...
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  • At Our Firm, We Enjoy What We Do!

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  • Do I Need an Attorney for a Nonprofit?

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    Why Hire an Attorney?
  • Start Your Business Off Right

    It is crucial that your nonprofit be setup correctly to avoid problems and ensure your success.

    Find Out What Needs to Be Done
  • We Can't Wait to Hear
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