Incorporation and application for tax exemption status under IRS Code sec. 501(c)(3).
Nonprofit Governance – Preparing and revising bylaws; creating articles of incorporation; creating conflict of interest policies; creating whistleblower policies, and creating other corporate documents and policies; and advising on good corporate governance.
Maintenance and Compliance – Advice on maintaining 501(c)(3) status, including unrelated business income and compliance with lobbying restrictions.
Taxes – Advice regarding federal, state, and local taxes.
Contracts – Drafting and advising on business contracts.
Employment – Preparing, reviewing and revising personnel policies, employment contracts, and confidentiality agreements.
Real Estate – Help with property leases and purchase and sale agreements.
Intellectual Property – Assistance with registering trademarks, and advising on copyright protection, license agreements, or website-related agreements. However, we do not provide assistance on patent matters.
Risk and Liability Assessment – Assistance on risk and liability assessment including waiver and release forms, and advice on insurance coverage.
Federal Tax-Exempt Status – Assistance in applying for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
What Wayfind Does Not Do
Litigation Matters – Wayfind does not provide assistance on litigation matters.
Individual Claims against Nonprofits – Wayfind does not provide assistance to individuals with their pursuit of claims against nonprofit and community organizations.
Legal Matters for Individuals – Wayfind does not provide assistance to individuals in their personal legal matters in areas such as family law, immigration, foreclosure, bankruptcy, etc.
Legal Advice Over the Phone – Wayfind does not provide legal advice over the phone. We are not a “hotline” service. We only provide legal assistance upon receiving a written application. However, we are available to answer questions about the application process over the phone or by email.