U.S. nonprofit organizations that want to financially support projects abroad may need special legal arrangements in order to:
· Send tax-deductible donations to a specific foreign organization, or
· For small organizations, find a fiscal sponsor to handle its international transactions.
In this webinar, recorded on June 10th, legal expert Carrie Garber Siegrist explained the legal considerations and strategies for managing these situations.
About the speaker:
Carrie Garber Siegrist advises nonprofit tax-exempt organizations on tax and corporate structuring, compliance and transactional matters. Her tax-exempt clients include public charities, trade and professional associations, social welfare organizations, advocacy and issue organizations, education organizations, and private foundations. Carrie also advises clients on lobbying activity compliance and engaging in the political process.
Carrie also serves new and established nonprofit organizations as outside general counsel on tax, governance, contracting and operations matters while leveraging the firm’s extensive legal and government relations teams to provide comprehensive and efficient solutions to clients’ needs.
For nonprofit organizations and philanthropists, Carrie provides advice on:
· International operations, grantmaking and development activities
· Formation and use of “friends of” organizations
· OFAC and FCPA compliance
· Coordination with local counsel