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.
How should a foundation deal with a obvious self-dealing situation if it was set up by our legal counsel?
Posted on February 16, 2016 by Andras Kosaras, James P. Joseph
Is it self-dealing to attend a gala representing our foundation?
Posted on February 15, 2016 by Andras Kosaras, James P. Joseph
Toeing the line, Part 2: Legal Pitfalls in Family Foundation Grantmaking
Posted on February 11, 2016 by Andras Kosaras, James P. Joseph
Are we legally mandated to have a Corporate Seal for our foundation?
Posted on September 1, 2015 by Andras Kosaras
Can the Foundation Reimburse Expenses for a Family Gathering That Takes Place During a Board Meeting?
Posted on June 5, 2015 by Andras Kosaras
Serving as a Grantmaker Representative on a Grantee Board
Posted on April 24, 2012 by Andras Kosaras
Can Private Foundations Serve as Fiscal Sponsors?
Posted on October 15, 2011 by Andras Kosaras
Managing Risk: Board Oversight of Foundation Investments
Posted on August 4, 2010 by Karen Green, Andras Kosaras
Managing Risk: Board Responsibilities for Prudent Investment and Governance
Posted on June 11, 2009 by Andras Kosaras
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