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Business & Professional Associations

Faegre Baker Daniels provides legal counsel to trade associations, business leagues, chambers of commerce and similar organizations, most of which are exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). Areas in which we commonly offer guidance include the following:

  • Counseling associations on governance structure and membership matters
  • Forming legal entities and obtaining tax exemptions
  • Ensuring compliance with tax law restrictions on IRC section 501(c)(6) organizations
  • Advising on executive compensation, including compensation-setting processes
  • Navigating relationships between associations and their affiliated foundations or other IRC section 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Accomplishing mergers and combinations with other associations
  • Implementing shared services arrangements between and among multiple associations

Whether an association is configured by industry, profession or geographic region, our professionals' deep expertise and broad experience offers unique value to clients in all aspects of their organizational, operational and compliance matters.


Joseph E. Miller, Indianapolis
+1 317 237 1415


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