Andras Kosaras represents domestic and international tax-exempt organizations on a broad range of regulatory, transactional and operational matters, including structuring domestic and international programs, grantmaking, and business ventures. He also represents individuals and corporate donors on charitable giving. In addition, working with the firm’s legislative team, Mr. Kosaras monitors and provides advice on legislative and regulatory tax proposals affecting tax-exempt organizations.
He advises exempt organizations on executive compensation, private foundation rules, unrelated business income tax, mergers, joint ventures and the establishment of for-profit subsidiaries, as well as on managing investments and endowments, including mission- and program-related investments. He advises exempt organizations involved in tax and governance controversies, including internal investigations, disputes over charitable gifts and gift restrictions, internal investigations, and examinations by the IRS and state charity regulators.
Ask the Lawyer: Legal Issues Related to COVID-19 Grantmaking
Posted on March 27, 2020 by Andras Kosaras
Ask the Center: Loosening Restrictions on Grants During COVID-19 Crisis
Posted on March 25, 2020 by Andras Kosaras
2020 Trustee Education Institute
Posted on December 22, 2019 by Christopher Fletcher, Jennifer Davis, Robin Snidow, Laura Collins, Paul Liu, Greg Ratliff, Kathleen Simpson, Tamara Larsen, Dana Lanza, Shaady Salehi
Can we change our registered agent?
Posted on March 13, 2017 by Andras Kosaras
Revising Foundation Bylaws: Rules & Process?
Posted on November 15, 2016 by Andras Kosaras
How Can We Take Effective Family Foundation Board Meeting Minutes?
Posted on April 1, 2016 by Andras Kosaras
How long should a foundation keep grantee reports?
Posted on February 19, 2016 by Andras Kosaras, James P. Joseph
Are there any lobbying red flags to look out for in final grantee reports to our foundation?
Posted on February 18, 2016 by Andras Kosaras, James P. Joseph
Naming Recognition: Is it ok to name a building after donors rather than the foundation?
Posted on February 18, 2016 by Andras Kosaras
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