For over 100 years, the focus of Chapman and Cutler LLP's practice has been in the legal aspects of corporate, municipal and exempt organization finance. The firm's core finance practice has led the firm to represent governmental, charitable and exempt benefit entities in all aspects of their formation, qualification, administration and finance.

Attorneys in the Tax Department have extensive experience in advising exempt organizations in all aspects of the tax regulatory requirements of the formation, qualification, operation and maintenance of exempt status. The representation of current national and international exempt clients includes advising on disclosure requirements, solicitation activities, unrelated business activities and excess benefit transactions.

Representative Transactions

Members of the Tax Department have represented clients in the following types of transactions involving tax-exempt entities:


Carman, Paul D.: "Structuring and Operating an International Exempt Organization in the United States." 15 Taxation of Exempts 15, July/August 2003.

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