Saint Paul, MN asked in Health Care Law and Business Law for Minnesota

Q: Minnesota business. Newly Healthcare based LLC. Nurse owned. Can my LLC accept donations? Or would this be unethical?

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Robert Kane
Robert Kane
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Eagan, MN
  • Licensed in Minnesota

A: I don't know if it would be unethical, but it would be illegal if not done properly. An attorney can explore this option for you. Rogue charities make the front page news.

Charitable Solicitation Act, Minnesota Statutes sections 309.50-.61, governs the activities of charitable organizations. The Act helps ensure that organizations that solicit charitable contributions are accountable to the public and properly administer, manage, and use the donations that they receive.

See the Attorney General's website.

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