Fraternities and Sororities

Fraternities and Sororities have unique legal issues requiring particular knowledge and understanding - and the attorneys at Magill and Rumsey P.C. have just that experience.  For over 40 years they have provided experienced legal counsel to the Greek community.  Our attorneys have assisted many chapters, housing corporations, foundations and national organizations throughout the United States with the legal issues that confront them.

For example:

  • 501(c)(7) Tax Exempt Status
  • Group Exemptions
  • Reinstatement of Tax Exempt Status after Automatic Revocation
  • Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT)
  • Requests for removal of penalties for late filing
  • Housing corporations
  • Legal opinion letters regarding specific activities
  • Formation and operation of related 501(c)(7) fraternal organizations and 501(c)(3) charitable foundations
  • Issues related to risk management

For more information about reinstatement of tax exempt status after automatic revocation, see our article Automatic Revocation of Nonprofits https://magillrumsey.com/practice-areas/nonprofit-and-tax-exempt-law/38-automatic-revocation-of-nonprofits.html

and the following FAQs from the IRS:

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-tege/auto_rev_faqs.pdf 

Magill and Rumsey, P.C.

(734)995-2500

info@magillrumsey.com

Practice Area(s): Non Profit and Tax Exempt

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