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Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide

 
 
 
 
Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide
Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN 13: 9780470397930
ISBN 10: 470397934
Edition: 5
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2009-02-09
Format: Paperback
Pages: 364
List Price: $45.00
 
 

The essential resource for nonprofit success

For everyone from nonprofit novices to sophisticated directors of established organizations, this expert guide to nonprofit law provides all the critical information and know-how executives and other leaders need to succeed, thrive, and protect any nonprofit’s tax-exempt status. Written by Bruce Hopkins, the country’s leading legal authority in the field, this Fourth Edition of Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide covers the breadth of legal aspects of starting and operating a nonprofit organization. This latest edition’s revisions include updated material on changes in laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector.

Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide, Fourth Edition provides:

Practical guidance on the rules and regulations governing nonprofit organizations, including corporate, tax, and fundraising law applications and implications

Up-to-date information on reporting revenue, private benefit, intermediate sanctions, supporting organizations, and the commerciality doctrine

New material on advocacy communications by exempt organizations, the political organization’s notice and reporting requirements, and the use by exempt organizations of limited liability companies

Insight into the newly emerging law concerning involvement of exempt organizations in joint ventures

Checklists, step-by-step guidance to procedures, and a glossary of legal terms for fail-safe compliance

Written by a lawyer for non-lawyers, this easy-to-read book is an invaluable resource for nonprofit executives and managers, fundraising professionals, trustees, consultants, committed volunteers, and anyone involved in the complex, rewarding world of nonprofit organizations.

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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)