Charles Fayerweather works with clients in the areas of taxation of individuals, estates, and nonprofit organizations. As a professional fiduciary, he acts as a trustee of individual and family trusts and as an executor of estates.
He frequently represents high net worth individuals using sophisticated estate planning and charitable giving techniques to allow the transfer of wealth to successive generations and to charities in a tax efficient manner. Charles also often represents non-traditional families and business owners to successfully address their unique estate planning needs.
Charles has represented nonprofits with virtually every issue that arises during the life of an organization. These range from formation and obtaining recognition of tax-exempt status through on-going regulatory and tax compliance, fundraising, employment and compensation issues, liability reduction and governance issues. Leading nonprofits seek Charles's counsel with tax compliance issues, including unrelated business income tax, self-dealing in private foundations, excess benefit transactions in public charities, and political activities.