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Raising funds to fulfill a nonprofit organization's goals is critical to its success, but fundraising regulations are an increasingly complex maze. Lawyers and nonprofit professionals alike need a guide to help them make sense of the many changes that affect all nonprofits. The most vital topics-including compliance issues, prospective laws, and regulatory trends-are explored in this essential volume.
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"This book will remain within arms-length of my office chair" (CharityChannel, 6/14/2004)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471206125
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/5/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 507
  • Product dimensions: 7.22 (w) x 10.18 (h) x 1.66 (d)

Meet the Author

BRUCE R. HOPKINS is a senior partner with the law firm Polsinelli PC. He is the author of more than thirty-five books, including The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Tenth Edition; The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Fifth Edition; Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization, Sixth Edition; Tax-Exempt Organizations and Constitutional Law: Nonprofit Law as Shaped by the U.S. Supreme Court; and The Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library (e-book), as well as the monthly newsletter Bruce R. Hopkins' Nonprofit Counsel, all published by Wiley. Hopkins earned his juris doctorate and master of laws degrees at The George Washington University. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Kansas School of Law. He has practiced law for forty-five years, and is a member of the District of Columbia and Missouri bars. Hopkins received the 2007 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Award (Vanguard Lifetime Achievement Award) from the American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, and Committee on Nonprofit Corporations. He was listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Nonprofit Organizations/Charities Law, 2007-2014.

ALICIA M. KIRKPATRICK is an associate with Polsinelli PC. Kirkpatrick earned her juris doctorate at the University of Kansas and master of laws degree at Northwestern University. She is a member of the Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois bars. Her nonprofit clients include national hospital systems, research organizations, private foundations, colleges, universities, associations, social welfare organizations, and governmental entities. Kirkpatrick also has experience with various tax restructuring issues relating to international entities.

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Table of Contents

Chapter One: Government Regulation of Fundraising for Charity: Origins and the Contemporary Climate.

Chapter Two: Anatomy of Charitable Fundraising.

Chapter Three: States' Charitable Solicitation Acts.

Chapter Four: State Regulation of Fundraising: Legal Issues.

Chapter Five: Federal Regulation of Fundraising.

Chapter Six: Prospective Federal Regulation of Fundraising: Proposals and Issues.

Chapter Seven: Overviews, Perspectives, and Commentaries.

Chapter Eight: Standards Enforcement by Watchdog Agencies.

Appendix A: Sources of the Law.

Appendix B: IRS Form 1023: Application for Recognition of Tax Exemption.

Appendix C: IRS Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax.

Appendix D: Inflation-Adjusted Insubstantiality Threshold--$50 Test.

Appendix E: Inflation-Adjusted Insubstantiality Threshold--$25 Test.

Appendix F: Inflation-Adjusted Low-Cost Article Definition.

Table of Cases.

Table of IRS Pronouncements.

Table of Cases Discussed in the The Nonprofit Counsel.

Table of Private Letter Rulings and Technical Advice Memoranda Discussed in The Nonprofit Counsel.


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