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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri, 2005, Tax Certificate
    • M.A., University of Missouri, 2001
    • B.S., University of Missouri, 2001

John Crawford utilizes his extensive tax law background and experience to advise nonprofit, social enterprise, and for-profit clients.

John represents all types of nonprofit organizations, assisting these clients with their formation, planning and structuring issues, and operational matters, including:

  • Qualifying organizations for tax exemption 
  • Governance issues 
  • Executive compensation issues 
  • Private benefit/inurement/intermediate sanctions issues 
  • Joint ventures and for-profit subsidiary planning 
  • Unrelated business income planning 
  • Charitable solicitation matters 
  • Political activities and lobbying issues 
  • Compliance with private foundation rules 
  • Issues related to supporting organizations

John’s for-profit tax practice focuses on the CMBS area relating to real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMICs).