Kendis Key Muscheid

Kendis Key Muscheid, one of the leading nonprofit tax attorneys in the Southwest, focuses her practice on the representation of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, charitable trusts, and donors making charitable gifts.

Her clients include a variety of 501(c)(3) and other tax-exempt organizations, such as private foundations, supporting organizations, schools and research institutions, religious and social welfare organizations, trade associations, and groups dedicated to the arts.

Ms. Muscheid advises on the qualifications for tax exemption, conversions to and from tax-exempt status, obtaining and maintaining favorable tax treatment, reporting and government filings, and the creation and operation of supporting organizations. She also counsels on nonprofit governance, advocacy issues, unrelated business income tax matters, endowment creation and management, restructuring multi-tier entities, and issues involving charitable solicitations, mergers, and acquisitions. Additionally, she assists clients during IRS audits and appeals processes.

Ms. Muscheid assists clients with making restricted gifts to charities and forming charitable lead and charitable remainder trusts, as well as working with charities to ensure donor intent is met when gifts are made.

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Job Types Attorney
Areas of Practice 1) Business and Finance, 2) Exempt Organizations, 3) Family Wealth Management, 4) Health Care and 5) Tax
Law School University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D.,1991)
Education Texas Tech University (B.B.A.,1986)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association,Arizona State Bar Association,Colorado State Bar Association
Most recent firm Ballard Spahr LLP
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