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Complete Nonprofit Corporation Kit + CD / Edition 4
     

Complete Nonprofit Corporation Kit + CD / Edition 4

by Mark Warda
 

ISBN-10: 1572485442

ISBN-13: 9781572485440

Pub. Date: 08/21/2006

Publisher: Sourcebooks

If you have ever thought about starting an organization to serve your community, let The Complete Nonprofit Corporation Kit be the first step to making it happen. With over a million active organizations, America has the most advanced system of nonprofits in the world. From local organizations helping clean up neighborhoods to national groups fighting hunger and

Overview

If you have ever thought about starting an organization to serve your community, let The Complete Nonprofit Corporation Kit be the first step to making it happen. With over a million active organizations, America has the most advanced system of nonprofits in the world. From local organizations helping clean up neighborhoods to national groups fighting hunger and disease, nonprofit corporations perform vital services to communities and provide jobs for countless people.

Properly setting up your nonprofit corporation is only the first step. The real benefits come from your tax-exempt status and your ability to accept tax-deductible donations. This new edition covers these and formation concerns in detail.

With your talents and skills, plus The Complete Nonprofit Corporation Kit, you are well on your way to making a living and truly making a difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572485440
Publisher:
Sourcebooks
Publication date:
08/21/2006
Series:
Complete ... Kit Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use the CD-ROM
Using Self-Help Law Books

Introduction

Chapter 1: Definition of a Nonprofit Organization
• Know Your Strengths
• Advantages of Nonprofit Status
• Disadvantages of Nonprofit Status
• Laws that Apply to Nonprofit Organizations
• Permitted Purposes
• Prohibited Practices

Chapter 2: Choosing a Type of Nonprofit Organization
• Association, Trust, or Corporation
• Domestic or Foreign
• Membership or Nonmembership
• Charitable or Noncharitable
• Public Charity or Private Foundation

Chapter 3: Start-Up Procedures
• Obtain Forms and Instructions
• Define Your Purpose
• Choose and Search Your Name
• Articles of Incorporation
• Bylaws
• Taxpayer Identification Number
• Corporate Supplies
• Organizational Meeting
• Minute Book
• Bank Account
• Licenses

Chapter 4: The Internet
• Domain Names
• Web Pages
• Spamming
• Legal Issues
• FTC Rules
• Hiring a Website Designer

Chapter 5: Applying for Tax-Exempt Status
• Charitable Organizations
• How to Fill Out Your Form 1023
• Noncharitable Organizations
• Submitting Your Application
• Response to Your Application
• State Tax Exemptions

Chapter 6: Protecting Your Nonprofit Status
• Private Inurement
• Excess Benefits Transactions
• Excess Benefits Rules
• Lobbying
• Political Campaigning
• Conflicts of Interest and Self-Dealing
• Sources of Income
• Checklist for Avoiding Problems

Chapter 7: Raising Money in a Nonprofit Organization
• Applying for Grants
• Soliciting Donations
• Charitable Solicitation Laws
• Unrelated Business Income

Chapter 8: Locating Your Organization
• Choosing a Retail Site
• Leasing a Site
• Checking Governmental Regulations

Chapter 9: Running a Nonprofit Organization
• Day-to-Day Activities
• Corporate Records
• Meetings
• Annual Reports
• Bookkeeping and Accounting
• Tax Returns
• Employment Requirements
• Withholding, Social Security, and Medicare Taxes
• Insurance
• Training

Chapter 10: Employment and Labor Laws
• Hiring and Firing Laws
• Firing
• New Hire Reporting
• Employment Agreements
• Temporary Workers
• Discrimination Laws
• Sexual Harassment
• Wage and Hour Laws
• Benefit Laws
• Family and Medical Leave Law
• Child Labor Laws
• Immigration Laws
• Hiring Off the Books
• Federal Contracts
• Miscellaneous Laws

Glossary
Appendix A: Resources for Nonprofit Organizations
Appendix B: State-by-State Nonprofit Laws and Addresses
Appendix C; Nonprofit Corporate Forms
Index
About the Author

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