Private Foundation Law Made Easy

Private Foundation Law Made Easy

by Bruce R. Hopkins

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Now your foundation can be fully informed about the basic legal requirements affecting private foundations and avoid the perils lurking in nonprofit tax law traps. Private Foundation Law Made Easy clearly shows you how, with information on reaping the charitable and tax advantages of your private foundation. Filled with straightforward guidance, author Bruce Hopkins?a leading authority on the laws regulating private foundations?demystifies this topic for you and your board members with practical legal information in easy-to-understand English.

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ISBN-13: 9780470454329
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/03/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 302
Sales rank: 142,836
File size: 509 KB

About the Author

Bruce R. Hopkins is the country's leading authority on tax-exempt organizations and is a senior partner with the firm Polsinelli Shalton Flanigan Suelthaus PC. He is the author or coauthor of more than twenty books, including The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Ninth Edition; Planning Guide for the Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations; Nonprofit Law Made Easy; Charitable Giving Law Made Easy; The Law of Fundraising, Fourth Edition; Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance, Third Edition; The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Third Edition; The Law of Intermediate Sanctions; and IRS Audits of Tax-Exempt Organizations: Policies, Practices, and Procedures; as well as the newsletter Bruce R. Hopkins' Nonprofit Counsel, all published by Wiley.

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Table of Contents

Preface xiii

About the Author xv

Chapter 1 Private Foundations and Public Charities 1

Chapter 2 Disqualified Persons 30

Chapter 3 Tax Law Rules In General 45

Chapter 4 Mandatory Payout Rules 68

Chapter 5 Prohibited Expenditures Rules 96

Chapter 6 Self-Dealing Rules 124

Chapter 7 Investment Rules 152

Chapter 8 Business Holdings Rules 178

Chapter 9 Charitable Giving 202

Chapter 10 Reporting and Disclosure Requirements 221

Chapter 11 Alternatives to Private Foundations 243

Chapter 12 Governance Principles and Trustee Liability 268

Index 296

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