Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba is here to guide your nonprofit organization through a wide range of matters critical to its success, so that you can focus on your core mission.
We are with you from the beginning by assisting with the formation and ongoing operations of your nonprofit and providing counsel on structure and governance, employment issues, mergers, acquisitions and affiliations, as well as preparing key organizational documents. We also work with you in securing applicable tax exemptions, relating to federal income taxes, state sales taxes, local property taxes and others.
With help from other Firm practice areas, we can provide you with a full range of representation on the issues nonprofits face on a daily basis.
So you want to start a nonprofit? Many people are inspired to start a charity – whether in honor of a loved one, to benefit an underserved part of the community, or to run parallel to a for-profit business already in place. Whatever your “why,” it’s important to comply with all legal obligations and operate […]
If you own property in Pennsylvania, in places such as Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton, you likely pay stormwater fees or “rain taxes” to your local municipality. These fees are charged to property owners in order to finance the costs of local stormwater programs. Generally, the amount of a stormwater fee is determined based on the […]
Effective August 29, 2021, the Pennsylvania Sunshine Act requires public agencies (including municipalities, school districts, and charter schools) to publish a meeting agenda at least twenty-four (24) hours prior to the public meeting, detailing issues expected to be deliberated and voted upon at the meeting. The meeting agenda must be posted at both the meeting location and […]