Author Archives: Michael G. Meissner

About Michael G. Meissner

Michael G. Meissner is a partner at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey's Cleveland office. He works with the firm's Phoenix office on tax issues. Meissner can be reached at 216-479-8593 or at mmeissner@ssd.com. The firm's Phoenix office can be reached at 602-528-4000.

What It Takes To Form A Nonprofit Or Tax-Exempt Organization

It usually starts with a phone call from a client, or maybe another attorney in your office. Someone wants to set up a nonprofit corporation, usually a tax-exempt charity, often on behalf of a pro-bono client, and assumes it should be pretty easy. Unfortunately, it’s not. First, “nonprofit” is not the same as “tax-exempt,” although… Read More →