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CLE Accredited Live Webinar (for newly admitted and experienced attorneys): Incorporation and Tax Exemption

Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Online Webinar

Getting a new nonprofit organization off to the right start can mean the difference between success and failure, and the guidance of legal counsel during this time can make all the difference. This CLE webinar, designed for attorneys interested in working with New York nonprofits, will go step-by-step through the process of incorporating in New York State and applying for federal tax-exempt status. Attention will be given to the benefits and obligations of incorporation and tax-exempt status including reporting requirements, the role of board members, and the limitations on lobbying and political activities.

Presenters: Ciarra Chavarria, Senior Staff Attorney and Elizabeth Wytock, Staff Attorney

NYS CLE credit: This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of one (1.0) credit hour which can be applied toward the professional practice requirement.

Payment Options: This program is free for all current Lawyers Alliance volunteers. It is $100.00 for all other attorneys. Full or partial scholarships are available based on financial need. E-mail [email protected] for information. 

Registration: All current Lawyers Alliance volunteers should register by e-mailing their name and preferred e-mail for contact to [email protected].   

Lawyers Alliance for New York has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education. This webinar course is appropriate for transitional credit for newly admitted attorneys and experienced attorneys.