Nuts-and-bolts guidance on the laws, rules, and regulationsgoverning the nonprofit sector--from leading nonprofit lawexpert, Bruce R. Hopkins
Nonprofits must comply with stringent federal and state laws dueto their special tax-exempt status; the government's ultimatethreat is revocation of a nonprofit's tax-exempt status, whichusually means the nonprofit's demise. Written in plain English, not"legalese," Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: ALegal Guide, Sixth Edition, provides essential guidance forthose interested in starting nonprofits, as well as valuable advicefor leaders of established organizations.
* Revised and expanded to include updated information on changesin laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector
* Covers federal tax law, nonprofit, governance, the annualinformation return (Form 990), charitable giving rules, and currentIRS ruling policy
* Presents essential, practical legal information ineasy-to-understand English
* Explains the applications and implications of corporate, tax,and fundraising laws for nonprofits
This easy-to-read resource contains essential information onvirtually every legal aspect of starting and operating a nonprofitorganization from receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status totips for successful management practices.