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Starting And Managing A Nonprofit Organization

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9781118413456
Genre : Business & Economics
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Nuts-and-bolts guidance on the laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector—from leading nonprofit law expert, Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofits must comply with stringent federal and state laws due to their special tax-exempt status; the government's ultimate threat is revocation of a nonprofit's tax-exempt status, which usually means the nonprofit's demise. Written in plain English, not "legalese," Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide, Sixth Edition, provides essential guidance for those interested in starting nonprofits, as well as valuable advice for leaders of established organizations. Revised and expanded to include updated information on changes in laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector Covers federal tax law, nonprofit, governance, the annual information return (Form 990), charitable giving rules, and current IRS ruling policy Presents essential, practical legal information in easy-to-understand English Explains the applications and implications of corporate, tax, and fundraising laws for nonprofits This easy-to-read resource contains essential information on virtually every legal aspect of starting and operating a nonprofit organization from receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status to tips for successful management practices.

A Legal Guide To Starting And Managing A Nonprofit Organization

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060054686
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Newly revised to include the latest changes in law and regulation, this guidebook reduces the complexities of forming and running a nonprofit organization to 1-2-3 simplicity. Written in plain English by a top nonprofit law expert often quoted by the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.

Nonprofit Law Made Easy

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9781119215424
Genre : Business & Economics
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The ins and outs of law in the nonprofit sector--made easy! Written by renowned author Bruce R. Hopkins, Nonprofit Law Made Easy is a must-read guide for executives, board members, officers, accountants, fundraisers, and others who handle legal issues that affect the way nonprofit organizations are formed and operated. Nonprofit Law Made Easy presents in-depth discussions on such hot topics as acquiring and maintaining tax-exempt status, reporting requirements, charitable giving, disclosure requirements, unrelated business activities, fundraising, corporate governance principles, and board member liability. It also includes crucial information on avoiding nonprofit law traps and navigating governance and liability issues. Packed with practical tips and hard-to-find, authoritative advice, Nonprofit Law Made Easy demystifies complex legal issues with plain-language explanations of laws and regulations for non-legal professionals.

The Bruce R Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9781118669983
Genre : Business & Economics
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Need a quick answer to a nonprofit legal conundrum? It’s literally at your fingertips with The Bruce R.Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library. Supplying you withfind-it-on-the-run answers to your nonprofit law questions, thisLibrary prepares you to meet and manage yournonprofit’s legal obligations with its step-by-stepguidance. Packed with authoritative answers to the most essentialquestions on how to start a nonprofit organization; nonprofit lawbasics; maintenance of tax exemption; public charity rules;unrelated business rules; boards of directors and compensation;conflicts of interest; self-dealing; liability, and much more, thise-Library offers hands-on information mined from the followingbestselling books and updated and expanded by the leading authorityon nonprofit law, Bruce R. Hopkins: • Nonprofit Law for Religious Organizations: EssentialQuestions & Answers / Bruce R. Hopkins and DavidMiddlebrook • 650 Essential Nonprofit Law Questions Answered /Bruce R. Hopkins • The Legal Answer Book for PrivateFoundations / Bruce R. Hopkins and Jody Blazek • Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization, SixthEdition / Bruce R. Hopkins • Nonprofit Law for Colleges and Universities /Bruce R. Hopkins, Virginia C. Gross, and Thomas J. Schenkelberg From acquiring and maintaining tax-exempt status to fundraisingregulation, The Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library givesyou the legal guidance and practical insights youneed—now.

Nonprofit Law Dictionary

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : UOM:49015002894674
Genre : Business & Economics
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The first A-to-Z reference to the hundreds of technical terms and phrases every nonprofit manager must know Now in Paper! Nonprofit organizations have been subjected to an immense amount of state and federal regulation over the past two decades. As a consequence anyone involved in the nonprofit sector must now be conversant with a vast and growing body of abstruse legal terms and concepts. Written by one of the nation2s leading experts in nonprofit law, this is the first complete, authoritative guide to mastering that complicated language. Designed to help managers and fund-raising professionals successfully navigate the mine field of federal and state rules and regulations, it offers clear, concise definitions of nearly 2,000 important, often misunderstood law and tax terms-from deceptively simple words like charitable and expenses to complicated technical terms such as fragmentation rule and unrelated business income. A comprehensive guide to the terms and phrases nonprofit managers must master to effectively manage their organizations Covers all crucial areas, including tax exemption, tax planning and compliance, fund-raising, unrelated business and commercial operations, lobbying and other types of nonprofit advocacy, and more Designed for quick reference and fully cross referenced to other titles in the Wiley Nonprofit Law, Finance, and Management Series BRUCE R. HOPKINS (Washington, DC) is recognized as one of the nation2s leading authorities on tax-exempt organizations. He has served as chairman of the Taxation Section of the American Bar Association2s Committee on Exempt Organizations. He is the author of The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, 6th Edition and eight other publications in Wiley2s Nonprofit Series.

The Law Of Fundraising

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9781118650646
Genre : Business & Economics
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Raising funds to fulfill a nonprofit organization's goals is critical to its success, but fundraising regulations are an increasingly complex maze. The Law of Fundraising, Fifth Edition is the definitive guide to demystifying federal and state fundraising regulations. With new discussion on Internet fundraising, political fundraising laws, and international fundraising, this book details federal and state laws, with an emphasis on administrative, tax, and constitutional laws. This guide is supplemented annually to keep nonprofit professionals on top of the latest fundraising legal developments.

The Nonprofits Guide To Internet Communications Law

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9780471434108
Genre : Business & Economics
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Invaluable guidance on the most important legal issues facing nonprofits today Internet communication is the lifeblood of countless nonprofit organizations, yet there exists no specific law to provide for its regulation. Without solid legal guidance, nonprofits risk not only missing out on the unlimited opportunities that the Internet has to offer, but also jeopardizing their tax-exempt status. The Nonprofits' Guide to Internet Communications Law analyzes and explains the laws applicable to Internet communications by nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit law expert Bruce Hopkins writes that with Congress and government agencies reluctant to create new law, it will ultimately be up to the courts to determine the future of Internet law affecting nonprofit organizations. Extrapolating from the underlying principles of existing law, Hopkins addresses the legal ramifications of Internet business activities, charitable-giving administration, fundraising programs, lobbying, political campaign activities, and more. The Nonprofits' Guide to Internet Communications Law proves an unparalleled resource for this emerging field.

The Law Of Tax Exempt Organizations

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9780470127940
Genre : Business & Economics
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Written in plain English and supplemented annually, The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Ninth Editioncan help the lawyers and managers of tax-exempt organizations make sure that they are up-to-date on all current regulations pertaining to tax-exempt organizations, and well-prepared to make decisions about their organization s actions and future.

The Tax Law Of Charitable Giving

Author : Bruce R. Hopkins
ISBN : 9780471698432
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Third Edition iscompletely revised, revamped, and updated. Written in plainEnglish, it can help lawyers, managers, and development directorsin tax-exempt organizations make sure they are up to date on allcurrent regulations pertaining to charitable gifts, and that theyare well prepared to make decisions about theirorganization’s fund-development program. Written by the country’s leading legal authority ontax-exempt organizations and charitable giving, this Third Editionfeatures coverage of: New rules concerning charitable contributions of used vehiclesand intellectual property New rules addressing the concepts of income and principal New characterization and ordering rules applicable tocharitable remainder trusts Applying the public policy doctrine to the availability of thecharitable deduction The impact of the tax cut legislation on the charitable givingrules The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Third Edition isa go-to resource for nonprofit lawyers, nonprofit accountants,fundraising professionals, nonprofit executives, directors andmanagers, nonprofit consultants, financial planners, insurancecompanies, and corporate and (big) individual donors.

The Volunteer Management Handbook

Author : Tracy D. Connors
ISBN : 9780470604533
Genre : Business & Economics
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Completely revised and expanded, the ultimate guide to starting—and keeping—an active and effective volunteer program Drawing on the experience and expertise of recognized authorities on nonprofit organizations, The Volunteer Management Handbook, Second Edition is the only guide you need for establishing and maintaining an active and effective volunteer program. Written by nonprofit leader Tracy Connors, this handy reference offers practical guidance on such essential issues as motivating people to volunteer their time and services, recruitment, and more. Up-to-date and practical, this is the essential guide to managing your nonprofit's most important resource: its volunteers. Now covers volunteer demographics, volunteer program leaders and managers, policy making and implementation, planning and staff analysis, recruiting, interviewing and screening volunteers, orienting and training volunteers, and much more Up-to-date, practical guidance for the major areas of volunteer leadership and management Explores volunteers and the law: liabilities, immunities, and responsibilities Designed to help nonprofit organizations survive and thrive, The Volunteer Management Handbook, Second Edition is an indispensable reference that is unsurpassed in both the breadth and depth of its coverage.

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