DC Bar Will Outline New RulesIn Applying For Tax Exempt Status

Effective April 30, applicants for federal tax exempt status will be required to file a totally new Application for Recognition of Exemption under 501(c)(3)(form 1023). This new application form both expands the scope of information required from the previous form 1023 and incorporates a number ofpreviously separate forms.

The new application will be examined in detail this month in a DC Bar Association CLE seminar titled How to Apply for Tax Exempt Status.

The program will take place on Tuesday, March 15 from 6 to 8:15 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC.

Attendees will learn how to complete a successful form 1023 in this course.

Serving as program chair is theHon. Matthew H. Watson, administrative law judge, Contract Appeals Board for the District of Columbia. Other speakers will be Brian Menkes, Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale & Dorr; Frank Smith, Raffa and Associates, PC, and Julian H. Spirer, Spirer and Goldberg PC.

For information of program fees and available CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

To register for the evening session, call (202) 626-3488 or visit www.dcbar.org.