A legal guide to starting and managing a nonprofit organization

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J. Wiley, 1993 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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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.

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Contents

Why Start a Nonprofit Organization?
3
Getting Started
10
Debunking Some Myths and Misperceptions
27
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

BRUCE R. HOPKINS has been one of the country's leading authorities on tax-exempt organizations for 27 years. He is an attorney with the firm Polsinelli, White, Vardeman & Shalton and is an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri School of Law at Kansas City. He is the author of eight books, including The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, A Legal Guide to Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization, The Law of Fund-Raising, and The Legal Answer Book for Nonprofit Organizations, as well as a newsletter, The Nonprofit Counsel, all published by Wiley.

D. BENSON TESDAHL is a lawyer with Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville, P.C. in Washington, D.C., where he specializes in the representation of tax- exempt organizations. He is also an adjunct professor of tax law at Georgetown University. Mr. Tesdahl has published numerous tax articles and is co-chair of an American Bar Association subcommittee on tax-exempt entities.