Second to none in critical legal information for enhancing the results of charitable fund-raisers in the new millennium
As the competition for gifts grows increasingly intense in the new millennium, managers and fund-raisers for charitable organizations must learn how to work with tax and business law to optimize their return. Written by the leading legal authority on the law regulating charitable fund-raising, this companion to the indispensable First Legal Answer Book for Fund-Raisers provides more accessible approaches to understanding federal and state laws and offers additional solutions to enhance an organizations wealth and effectiveness. Bruce Hopkins clearly explains to fund-raisers the pertinent aspects of the law, enabling them to dramatically increase funding without legal missteps. He also thoroughly details the steps needed to solve the fund-raisers most pressing legal headaches, including the troublesome intermediate sanctions rules, property valuation issues, the gift substantiation rules, disclosure requirements, estate planning, the securities and antitrust laws, IRS audits, and much more.
This book provides critical answers to fund-raisers questions such as:
With its comprehensive coverage of the legal issues that charitable organizations engaging in fund-raising face, The Second Legal Answer Book for Fund-Raisers, combined with The First Legal Answer Book for Fund-Raisers, is a powerful resourceand first-choice reading that every fund-raiser must have.
Helps fundraisers understand federal and state laws and offers solutions to enhance an organization's wealth and effectiveness. Explains pertinent aspects of the law, and details steps needed to solve fundraisers' most pressing legal problems, including sanctions rules, property valuation issues, gift substantiation rules, disclosure requirements, estate planning, and IRS audits. Hopkins is a lawyer in private practice. He has written 12 books on non-profit organizations and the law. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)