Anita Pelletier concentrates on matters related to tax-exempt and nonprofit organizations, their corporate governance, fundraising, state regulation, and taxation. Her practice includes representation of private colleges and universities, hospitals and health-care systems, social clubs, trade associations, private foundations, and religious organizations.
Ms. Pelletier has worked on issues such as tax exemption and private foundation status, and unrelated business income tax (UBIT). She has advised clients on corporate governance, from the creation of the corporate entity to its dissolution.
In addition, Ms. Pelletier has provided legal services in connection with structuring and ensuring compliance for marketing sweepstakes, giveaways, skills contests and related promotions; drafting rules official rules and winner releases for compliance with federal and state laws, rules and regulations as well as social media guidelines; and assisting with state registration and bonding requirements.
Ms. Pelletier has lectured on non-profit and tax-exempt issues before organizations, including the National Association of College and University Business Officers and the Erie County Bar Association. She has also given presentations at continuing legal education seminars.
- “Tax Exemption Issues Faced by Orchard Health,” Health Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Vol. 9, No. 3 (Summer/Fall 2004).