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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 nonprofits tax-exempt status. Written by Bruce Hopkins, the countrys 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 editions 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 organizations 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.
About the Author
BRUCE R. HOPKINS is the countrys leading authority on tax-exempt organizations and is a lawyer with the firm Polsinelli, Shalton & Welte, PC. He is also the author of fifteen books, including The Law of Intermediate Sanctions; The Legal Answer Book for Private Foundations; The First and Second Legal Answer Book for Nonprofit Organizations; The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Eighth Edition; Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance, Second Edition; and The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Third Edition, as well as the newsletter Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Counsel, all published by Wiley.