Nonprofit Organizations

Experienced with Hawaii’s unique nonprofit legal issues.

Our Expertise

As a leader in providing legal services to Hawai‘i nonprofits, we’re inherently familiar with the unique governance and tax issues they face.

Goodsill provides a broad range of services to nonprofit and governmental entities with particular emphasis on the unique governance and tax issues facing such organizations. The specialized knowledge our firm has developed in exempt organization tax law and nonprofit governance, combined with the diverse practice areas of our attorneys, make Goodsill a Hawai‘i leader in providing legal services to nonprofits.

Our attorneys routinely assist our clients in matters such as:

  • Organization and Qualification 
  • Governance
  • Tax-Exempt Status 
  • Intermediate Sanctions 
  • Lobbying 
  • Unrelated Business Income Tax
  • State Taxes 
  • Private Foundation Excise Taxes 
  • Entity Formation 
  • Charitable Giving
  • Employment and Employee Benefits Issues
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Governmental Relations