Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization
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.