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Bryan Cave Trusts and Estates Practice Receives National and Metropolitan First Tier Rankings by U.S. News & World Report

November 19, 2014


U.S. News and Best Lawyers have joined to rank more than 12,000 firms in the U.S. in 120 practice areas in 174 metropolitan areas and 8 states.

Bryan Cave’s Trust and Estates Practice Group (“Private Client CSG”) received National First Tier Ranking and the Atlanta, Kansas City, Orange County, and St. Louis offices all received First Tier Rankings in metropolitan cities.

Congratulations to the Private Client Group!

The 2015 report of more than 12,000 firms by practice area is based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Results were combined into an overall “Best Law Firms” score for each firm.

IRS Exempt Organization Newsletter Special Edition

November 19, 2014


Register for IRS webinar: Introduction to tax-exempt status

Thursday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. ET

You will learn how to:

  • • Differentiate between the terms “nonprofit” and “tax exempt”
  • • List some of the common types of exempt organizations
  • • Understand the requirements for exemption under 501(c)(3)
  • • Apply for recognition of exemption
  • • Identify some of the ongoing  compliance issues for exempt organizations

Register for this event.

IRS Exempt Organization Newsletter 2014-18

November 17, 2014


On October 2, the IRS released its Exempt Organization Newsletter, Issue Number 2014-18.

  • Register for IRS webinar: Introduction to tax-exempt status
  • Register for EO workshops
  • PTIN renewal season underway
  • In 2015, various tax benefits increase due to inflation adjustments
  • IRS announces tax guidance related to Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
  • Notice 2014-67 issued