How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation breaks down what can be the complicated process of forming a nonprofit corporation into simple steps that anyone can follow. Whether you want to form an arts group, a social service agency, or an environmental organization, this book will give you the guidance you need to form a nonprofit corporation in your state and obtain federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS.
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About the Author
Anthony Mancuso is a corporations and limited liability company expert. A graduate of Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, Tony is an active member of the California State Bar, writes books and software in the fields of corporate and LLC law, and has studied advanced business taxation at Golden Gate University in San Francisco. He also has been a consultant for Silicon Valley EDA (Electronic Design Automation) and other technology companies. He is currently employed at Google in Mountain View, California.
Tony is the author of many Nolo books on forming and operating corporations (profit and nonprofit) and limited liability companies. Among his current books are Incorporate Your Business; How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation; Form Your Own Limited Liability Company; and LLC or Corporation? His books and software have shown over 400,000 businesses and organizations how to form and operate a corporation or an LLC.
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 Forms
What People are Saying About This
"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