A diversity of U.S. tax and non-tax issues apply to nonprofit organizations' charitable activities in foreign countries. We work with clients to develop pragmatic solutions to carefully comply with U.S. law and advance their philanthropic and humanitarian work across the globe.
Developing grant agreements and policies for foreign grantmaking to organizations and individuals and educating clients on record-keeping and IRS reporting requirements.
Conducting equivalency determinations for private foundations and sponsoring organizations to donor advised funds.
Disaster And Humanitarian Relief Projects
Serving organizations that provide emergency relief following natural and man-made disasters and other urgent humanitarian crises.
"Friends Of" Organizations
Creating U.S. organizations that raise tax-deductible contributions for projects directly carried out by foreign organizations.
Work In High-Risk And Closed Regions
Working with missionary organizations and other nonprofits to mitigate risks and develop creative solutions for operating and funding activities in closed regions.
Antiterrorism, Ofac Sanctions, And Anti-Money Laundering Compliance
Advising on OFAC screening and sanctions compliance, licensing for cross-border transfers, and bank de-risking for clients funding activities in geographical areas subject to U.S. sanctions.
Reporting For Foreign Activities
Advising on requirements for charitable activities including Form 990 Schedule F, foreign bank account reporting, and FARA registration and disclosure reporting.
Worker And Related Income And Social Security Tax Reporting Issues For Foreign Activities
Advising on the application of income tax withholding, tax treaties, and totalization agreements between the U.S. and other countries.