Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide

Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide

by Bruce R. Hopkins
     
 

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Nuts-and-bolts guidance on the laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector—from leading nonprofit law expert, Bruce R. Hopkins

Nonprofits must comply with stringent federal and state laws due to their special tax-exempt status; the government's ultimate threat is revocation of a nonprofit's tax-exempt status, which usually means the

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Nuts-and-bolts guidance on the laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector—from leading nonprofit law expert, Bruce R. Hopkins

Nonprofits must comply with stringent federal and state laws due to their special tax-exempt status; the government's ultimate threat is revocation of a nonprofit's tax-exempt status, which usually means the nonprofit's demise. Written in plain English, not "legalese," Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide, Sixth Edition, provides essential guidance for those interested in starting nonprofits, as well as valuable advice for leaders of established organizations.

  • Revised and expanded to include updated information on changes in laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector
  • Covers federal tax law, nonprofit, governance, the annual information return (Form 990), charitable giving rules, and current IRS ruling policy
  • Presents essential, practical legal information in easy-to-understand English
  • Explains the applications and implications of corporate, tax, and fundraising laws for nonprofits

This easy-to-read resource contains essential information on virtually every legal aspect of starting and operating a nonprofit organization from receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status to tips for successful management practices.

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This guide to nonprofit law covers most of the legal aspects of starting and operating a nonprofit organization. It provides guidance on the rules and regulations governing nonprofit organizations, including tax, corporate, and fund-raising applications and implications. Information on reporting revenue, private benefits, personal liability, charitable giving rules, employee compensation, lobbying, and for-profit subsidiaries is also included. Hopkins is a lawyer with a private firm. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118520628
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/14/2012
Series:
Wiley Nonprofit Authority , #246
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
File size:
2 MB

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