With his tax law background, John Crawford advises both nonprofit and for-profit entities. Mr. Crawford represents all types of nonprofit organizations, including national hospital systems, research organizations, private foundations, colleges and universities, associations, business leagues, fraternities, social welfare organizations, PACs, and governmental entities. Mr. Crawford assists these clients with all formation, structure, and operational issues. These issues include qualifying organizations for tax exemption, governance issues, compliance with private foundation rules, supporting organization issues, unrelated business income planning, joint ventures, for profit subsidiary planning, private inurement/intermediate sanctions issues, and dissolution issues.
Mr. Crawford concentrates his for-profit tax practice representing clients on tax matters in the CMBS area relating to real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMIC) and other real estate based investment pools. Mr. Crawford also has experience in state and local sales/use tax matters and implementing tax-advantaged structures for solar energy projects.
Mr. Crawford is licensed in Illinois, Missouri and Kansas.