How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (National Edition) [NOOK Book]


The process of becoming a tax exempt organization may appear intimidating, but with How to Form a
Nonprofit Corporation, you can do it quickly, easily, and with confidence.

This bestselling book ...
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How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (National Edition)

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The process of becoming a tax exempt organization may appear intimidating, but with How to Form a
Nonprofit Corporation, you can do it quickly, easily, and with confidence.

This bestselling book includes complete instructions for obtaining federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption and for qualifying for public charity status with the IRS. It will help you:

. complete an IRS tax exemption application
. prepare articles of incorporation
. write the bylaws of your nonprofit
. fill in minutes of the organizational meeting
. understand your state’s specific nonprofit requirements

This edition is completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the law, and includes contact information for finding updated state specific instructions. You'll also get information on new online services and options related to forming your nonprofit. Plus, all the forms you need are included in this complete guide. Forms are available to download at
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Editorial Reviews

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"This clearly written book contains step-by-step instructions on how to form a non-profit corporation in any state." Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine
"Scads of tax and legal considerations, with forms and state rules." BusinessWeek "A useful resource to help you get underway is How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation..." Paul & Sarah Edwards Entrepreneur Magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413318975
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 5/9/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 344
  • Sales rank: 381,409
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Anthony Mancuso is a corporations and limited liability company expert. He graduated from Hastings
College of Law in San Francisco, is a member of the California State Bar, writes books and software in the fields of corporate and LLC law, and studies advanced business taxation at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He has also been a consultant for Silicon Valley EDA (Electronic Design Automation)
companies. He is the author of several Nolo books on forming and operating corporations (both profit and nonprofit) and limited liability companies. His titles include Incorporate Your Business, How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (national and California editions), Form Your Own Limited Liability
Company, The Corporate Records Handbook, and LLC or Corporation? His books have shown over a quarter of a million businesses and organizations how to form a corporation or LLC.
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Table of Contents

Your Legal Companion for Forming a Nonprofit Corporation
Part One: How Nonprofit Corporations Work
1 Is Nonprofit Incorporation Right for You?
2 Legal Rights and Duties of Incorporators, Directors, Officers, Employees, and Members
3 Requirements for Section 501(c)(3) Tax Exemption
4 Public Charities and Private Foundations
5 Other Tax Benefits and Reporting Requirements
Part Two: Incorporating Your Nonprofit
6 Choose a Name and File Your Articles of Incorporation
7 Prepare Your Bylaws
8 Apply for Your Federal 501(c)(3) Tax Exemption
9 Final Steps in Organizing Your Nonprofit Corporation
10 After Your Corporation Is Organized
11 Lawyers and Accountants
Appendix A: Using The Interactive Forms and Online Material
Appendix B: How to Locate Incorporation Resource Online
Appendix C: Information and Tear-Out Forms

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  • Posted July 11, 2009

    How to form a Noprofit Corporation

    I have learned a lot about to start a Nonprofit Corporation. This book is very informative on how to do it in the right order. I hope to start mine very soon

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2003

    Excellent resource!

    This book has been amazingly helpful for me in starting a nonprofit. It's very easy to understand and helps you walk through the process of developing a nonprofit step by step. I am just thrilled to have found this book!

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