Not-For-Profit Formation, 501(c)3 Charities, Filings And Organization Structure, And Religious Institutions

Olga Berdé Mahl is a specialist in not-for-profit, foundations and religious corporations representation. She is knowledgeable about the tax ramifications, corporate operations, rules and regulations of formations and operation and has had significant experience in purchase, sales and financing of houses of worship.

Olga Berdé Mahl is a specialist in the requirements needed for nonprofits and foundations to obtain tax-free donations and to be qualified as an IRS 501(c)3 charity or not-for-profit.

Nonprofits are governed by a different set of state, tax and federal rules and regulations.

Foundations are also special entities requiring special care in their formation and special IRS treatments.

Religious corporations (churches, synagogues, mosques and other religious organizations) are formed under separate state statutes and their operations, financing and sales are overseen by the attorneys general of most states and the courts.

Olga Berdé Mahl helped organize and then served on the board of Directors of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, now an established free lawyer service for all artists, theater companies and other art entities and art specialties. For the past 30 years, it has been an invaluable resource and champion for artists and not-for-profits.