A Primer on Non-Profit Corporations
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(includes coursebook .PDF and audio .mp3)
A Primer on Non-Profit Corporations
This CLE program is a 2.5-Hour primer on Non-Profit Corporations from business formation to governance. This program is designed for general practitioners and business lawyers alike and contains a compact but detailed explanation of the fundamental principles upon which these organizations operate. In addition, all of the necessary IRS forms are provided for filing for tax exempt status. The Instructor will review the following topics during the session: (i) Section 501(c )(3) organizations and common business formation issues; (ii) Public Charities vs. Private Foundations; (iii) Board of Directors issues including legal duties, liability, and conflicts; (iv) Solicitation laws, registration requirements and more; (v) Restrictions on political activities; (vi) Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT); and (vii) Dissolution.
Benjamin A. Stolz, Esq., is a trainer, speaker, educator, writer and attorney with over 21 years experience practicing consumer bankruptcy and business law, managing and advising small businesses. Ben received his BA from the University of South Florida, with Departmental Honors, and a JD from Southern Methodist University. He has been admitted to practice in Texas both before the Supreme Court of Texas, all lesser Texas courts, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the United States Tax Court. Ben is a member of American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Association of Litigation Support Professionals (ALSP), the American Bar Association (ABA), and proud graduate of the Max Gardner Bankruptcy Bootcamp, and a frequent guest panelist at Consumer Bankruptcy CLE events. As a result of his ongoing commitment to continuing legal education, Ben was also admitted in 2009 to the College of the State Bar of Texas.
This program is worth 2.5-Hours of CLE Credit (60-minute jurisdiction)
CLE Credit Policies
Our CLE programs are routinely approved for credit in all jurisdictions with MCLE requirements provided that jurisdiction approves web/teleconferences. However, If for any reason a program encounters an accreditation issue that program will automatically be covered by our CLE Credit Guaranty (see below).
Credit Availability for this Teleconference Program:
This program is pre-approved for credit in: CA, NV, WA
This program is also presumptively eligible for credit through reciprocity or self-application in the following states listed below:
AL, AK, AZ, AR, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IA, KY, LA, ME, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
In some jurisdictions, Registrants may be required to file for credit on their own behalf. In such instances, we will provide you with all necessary forms and proof of attendance. Our CLE Coordinator is available to assist you or your staff with any questions. CLE credit will be given to registered participants only.
The following states do not approve Teleconferences:
DE, IN, KA, and OH.
Credit Availability for Self-Study, including CD-ROM format:
Credit for CLE in a self-study format is available for in most states, with the exception of Minnesota.
Credit Application and Audio Verification Code:
In order to receive credit for a CLE teleconference, you must fill out the Attendance and Course Evaluation Form. Once the completed form is returned to us, we will process your request and send you a counter-signed Certificate of Completion.
*In certain jurisdictions, including Louisiana, New York and Virginia, you must also include the audio verification code announced by the speakers during the teleconference for credit and submit the certificate to your state bar.
Cancellation Policy for Live Events
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If for any reason, a program encounters an accreditation issue and you cannot obtain credit for it, you will be issued a full refund upon request or a store credit equal to your original purchase price that may be applied to any other OnePath CLE program within 12-months.
Young Lawyers & Government Attorneys
Financial Aid: Young Lawyers, with under four (4) years acceptance to the Bar, and Government Attorneys may use coupon code YLD25 and GOV25 to receive a $25 discount when checking out.