Philip S. Haney Associates

Attorney Assists Charitable Organizations Nationwide

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Firm Overview

The world of non-profit, charitable organizations has grown enormously in the past decade. However, the best intentions do not guarantee success. Sadly, only one-third of all non-profit corporations survive beyond five years. Philip S. Haney Associates was founded to help charitable Americans avoid pitfalls and find lasting success in the non-profit field. Attorney Philip Haney has 40 years experience helping churches, philanthropists, medical researchers, food banks and countless other charities maximize their contributions to society by minimizing their legal risk. Philip and our legal team is available to assist you or your organization in areas related to:
-Tax exempt status
-Nonprofit and charitable organization
-Charitable giving
-Churches
-Public charities

Knowledgeable Legal Counsel from Dream to Institution to Legacy:
If you have the drive to put your charitable dream into action, Philip Haney can help you succeed. Our mission is to aid your mission, to light the path through the complexities of state and federal law, allowing you to form your non-profit properly, stay in compliance with all applicable statutes and obtain all the necessary benefits. While you concentrate on providing the services your beneficiaries need, we remove legal impediments to your operation and growth.

Expansive Knowledge Within a Unique Field:
While many attorneys have a passing acquaintance with the non-profit world, few can match Philip Haney for his breadth of experience and depth of knowledge. Known for dedication to professional and ethical standards, Philip Haney is listed in the Bar Registry of Pre-Eminent Lawyers and is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Main Office

Main Office
1437 S. Boulder Avenue Suite 1050
Tulsa  OK  74119

Phone
  • 918.744.1023
Fax
  • 918.583.7170
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Philip S. Haney Associates was founded to help charitable Americans avoid pitfalls and find lasting success in the non-profit field.
Areas of Practice:
-Charitable Giving-Whether you are on the giving or receiving end of contributions, you'll want to get all the benefits of federal, state and local tax law, while avoiding any improprieties which could result in legal penalties.

-Churches - Churches often have a multitude of missions under one roof. Each of these missions, such as feeding or clothing the homeless, is governed by different laws from those which allow the church to be used as a gathering place for worship. To avoid a legal conflict with one mission, which can threaten the standing of the entire church, contact Philip Haney Associates today.

-Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations - NPOs come in a variety of forms, from individual enterprises to corporations, unincorporated associations, partnerships, foundations and even condominiums. Deciding on the proper legal construct of your non-profit venture is an important first step towards in your charitable mission.

-Public Charities - Charities face just as much competition for charitable dollars as vendors in the marketplace do for sales. But charities must also comply with laws regulating fundraising campaigns. Failure to adhere strictly with all applicable federal, state and local laws may result in legal penalties and also turn into a public relations nightmare, threatening future fundraising, which is the lifeblood of any charity. Before your next fundraising campaign, consult with Philip Haney Associates.

-Tax Exempt - These organizations do not only comply with federal law to receive federal tax-exempt status, it must also comply with state and local law for their tax benefits. Philip Haney Associates is thoroughly versed on tax regulations throughout the 50 states.

Philip S. Haney

A Preeminent Attorney for Charitable Organizations.

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Practice Areas:
-Tax exempt
-Nonprofit and charitable organizations
-Churches
-Religious ministries
-Public charities
-Charitable giving
-Estate planning

Admitted:
Oklahoma, 1971

Education:
-New York University, LL.M., Taxation, 1975
-University of Oklahoma, J.D., 1971
-University of Oklahoma, A.B., 1968

Member:
-Tulsa County Bar Association
-Oklahoma Bar Association
-American Bar Association

Professional Recognition:
-Tulsa Power Attorney (2013)

Author:
-"Publicly Traded Partnerships After the Revenue Act of 1987", Taxes -- The Tax Magazine, Prentice Hall, May 1988
-"Gas Balancing Refunds and Deficiencies: Taxpayers Playing 'Hide or Seek'", Oil & Gas Tax Quarterly, Matthew Bender, March 1990
-"Church Tax Benefits and First Amendment Tensions", Tax Exempt Organizations, Maxwell Macmillian, May 1991
-"Religion and the Constitution: When Is A 'Church' Really a Church?," The Oklahoma Bar Journal, October 1991

Faculty:
Entrepreneurial Philanthropy - The University of Tulsa
Education
  • University of Oklahoma
    Juris Doctorate , 1971
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