Though every nonprofit organization is unique, they also have certain common legal issues. Nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations require specialized legal services. In addition to navigating everyday business issues such as employment, intellectual property and contracts, they must comply with specific laws and issues related to being a nonprofit. In particular, the tax and compliance matters that nonprofits must adhere to can be a confusing maze for both large and small entities.

At Peter M. Iascone & Associates, Ltd., we understand that nonprofits have operational challenges similar to for profits, in addition to those unique to nonprofits. We are well-situated to provide a full array of legal services to nonprofit organizations and tax-exempt entities. We work with a diverse cross-section of industries and are proud of working with private foundations, public charities, and other tax-exempt entities.

Some of the entities we represent:
  • Public charities
  • Private operating foundations
  • Corporate and family foundations
  • Social welfare organizations
  • Social clubs
  • Trade and professional organizations
  • Fraternal organizations

We take pride in meeting the unique needs of our nonprofit clients

Because we are a full service business firm with nonprofit expertise, we are able to ensure that you have the comprehensive guidance and advice you need in the following areas:

Entity Formation
Selection of the appropriate structure, formation, and application to the IRS for recognition of exempt status.

Private foundation special rules compliance, intermediate sanctions, lobbying, advocacy and political expenditures, and unrelated business income tax rules.

IRS and Department of Justice audits and approvals, including private letter ruling requests.
Board development, fiduciaries responsibilities and risk management, including policy development (conflicts of interest, document retention).

Strategic Alliances
Joint ventures, mergers and conversions.

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Peter M. Iascone

Attorney & Founder

Attorney Iascone has a Bachelor of Science degree from Bryant University majoring in Accounting. He graduated in 1984 from the New England School of Law with a Jurist Doctorate degree and has successfully represented the injured ever since.

Attorney Iascone is an experienced trial attorney focusing on personal injury. He is on the Board of Directors of the RI Trial Lawyers Association, a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

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