Legal Seminar for Rabbonim and Shul Officers at Agudah Convention


rabbonim-meeting-2Agudath Israel of America’s 87th National Convention will be hosting a legal seminar for rabbonim and shul officers on Friday morning, November 27, 2009, from 10:15 to 11:45am. The workshop will address common legal issues that affect shuls.

The seminar will be addressed by: Jacob I. Friedman, Esq., Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP; Jay A. Friedman, Esq., Managing Director & Tax Counsel, Goldman Sachs, Inc.; and Baruch S. Gottesman, Esq., Partner, Gottesman Consulting, Inc. The topics to be discussed will include: charitable contributions, parsonage, the differences between a religious corporation and a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, permitted activities in which a shul may engage, tax exempt qualification and activities that may jeopardize such qualification, the taxability of unrelated business income, record keeping and required filings.

The seminar will take place at the Hilton East Brunswick, 3 Tower Center Boulevard, East Brunswick, NJ. The seminar, like all convention sessions, is free of charge. CPE credit will be available for accountants in attendance.

Those interested in registering for this event can email or call 212-797-9000 ext. 306.

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