Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide: How to Keep Your Tax-Exempt Status & Avoid IRS Problems

Every Nonprofit's Tax Guide: How to Keep Your Tax-Exempt Status & Avoid IRS Problems

by Stephen Fishman
     
 

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Tax rules for your nonprofit -- stay legal and keep the IRS off your back

Your nonprofit enjoys special privileges not available to other organizations -- but they come at a price. Nonprofits must comply with rules and regulations that don't apply to for-profit ventures. Every Nonprofit's Tax
 
Guide explains these rules and what your nonprofit

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Tax rules for your nonprofit -- stay legal and keep the IRS off your back

Your nonprofit enjoys special privileges not available to other organizations -- but they come at a price. Nonprofits must comply with rules and regulations that don't apply to for-profit ventures. Every Nonprofit's Tax
 
Guide explains these rules and what your nonprofit must do to maintain your tax-exempt status and avoid problems with the IRS.
 
This practical, thorough, and easy-to-read book explains both ongoing and annual compliance requirements for nonprofits, including:
- rules for charitable giving and cash donations
- Form 990
- unrelated taxable business income
- annual IRS filings and disclosures
- property donations
- bookkeeping basics
- working with independent contractors and volunteers
- restrictions on lobbying and political activities
 
Plus, the book also includes a chapter on the types of transactions that can get your nonprofit in hot water with the IRS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413315424
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
11/19/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
458
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Stephen Fishman is the author of many Nolo books, most recently Tax Deductions for Professionals. Other titles include Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes, Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide and Home Business Tax Deductions - plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California. After time in government and private practice, he became a full-time legal writer.

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