Board of Directors
Mr. Olson is a leader in Utah in organizing and advising nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, including some of the largest private foundations, universities, health care institutions, and charities in the State, as well as small tax-exempt organizations. He prepares organizational documents, helps secure tax exemption from the IRS and provides advice on charitable solicitation matters, Board member duties and State and Federal tax matters. His numerous contacts with the Utah State Tax Commission and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assist in resolving complex legal circumstances.
As principal drafter of the Utah's Nonprofit Corporation Act, he is in an exceptional position to advise Utah nonprofit corporations concerning their statutory rights and duties. Mr. Olson maintains an "AV" rating with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics. He has also been named as one of The Best Lawyers in America in Tax Law, and has also been voted by his peers throughout the state as one of Utah's "Legal Elite" in the categories of Government Law and Taxes/Estates/Trusts (as published in Utah Business Magazine).