A Legal Guide to Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization

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Wiley, Aug 30, 1993 - Business & Economics - 304 pages
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Revised and updated to include information on changes in laws, rules and regulations governing the nonprofit sector. Provides guidance for those interested in starting a nonprofit organization as well as advice to directors of established organizations. Contains information on every legal aspect of starting and operating a nonprofit organization—from receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status to tips for successful management practice. Includes charts, tables, easy-to-use checklists and an expanded glossary.

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Contents

Part One Starting a Nonprofit Organization 1 Why Start a Nonprofit Organization?
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Getting Started
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Debunking Some Myths and Misperceptions
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Copyright

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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.

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