Nonprofit law dictionary

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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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.

Hopkins Nonprofit Law Dictionary

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119057116
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A focused, invaluable guide to nonprofit legal terminology anddefinitions The Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Dictionary is athorough professional reference for the terminology and definitionssurrounding the law of tax-exempt organizations. Author Bruce R.Hopkins, the country's leading expert in nonprofit law, draws upon45 years of practice to deliver a true dictionary reference forattorneys specializing in nonprofit law and tax law. The book'sterminology and definitions are derived from constantly changingstatutes, government agency regulations and rulings, courtopinions, and government forms and instructions, with citationsprovided where appropriate. Modeled after a conventionaldictionary, this book offers quick navigation to the information ofinterest, and points you toward the other Hopkins guides thatprovide more in-depth information should you require it. The devil is in the details, and nowhere is that statement truerthan in the legal profession. Incorrect interpretation of a singlephrase can cause consequences for both client and attorney, andverbiage may be intentionally vague with unexpectedly broad ornarrow definitions. This guide gives you the most commonly acceptedinterpretations of terminology related specifically to nonprofitlaw, so you can feel confident in the quality of service youprovide to your clients. Stay up to date on the latest in nonprofit law Confirm the accepted definitions of legal terms andphrases Learn where to turn for deeper guidance on specific topics Gain expert insight into obscure and complex definitions Stop spending time wading through textbooks and case law, onlyto wonder whether or not the information you eventually foundapplies to nonprofit law in the same way. Focused specifically onthe law as it applies to the nonprofit sector, the Bruce R.Hopkins Nonprofit Law Dictionary is an indispensable referencethat gives you the information you need quickly and easily.

Nonprofit Law Finance Essentials e book set

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118478428
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The ultimate insider guide to managing your nonprofiteffectively and protecting its mission—all in one affordablecollection This e-book bundle demystifies nonprofit laws and financialresponsibilities, providing you with the expert advice tofinancially manage your nonprofit effectively and understand itscomplex legal issues. Written by renowned nonprofit leaders BruceHopkins, Thomas McLaughlin, and Laurence Scot, the Nonprofit Lawand Finance Essentials e-book collection equips you to meet andmanage your nonprofit's legal and financial obligations withstep-by-step guidance, practical tools, and concretestrategies. Fundraising Law Made Easy/Bruce R.Hopkins—features the ins and outs of fundraising law fromnonprofit law authority Bruce Hopkins Streetsmart Financial Basics for Nonprofit Managers, ThirdEdition/Thomas A. McLaughlin—presents plain-Englishdirection for reading, interpreting, and implementing financialdata The Simplified Guide to Not-for-Profit Accounting, Formation& Reporting/Laurence Scot—offers a wealth of solidinformation for understanding nonprofit financial transactions,financial statements, and internal and external reports Learn how constitutional law, governance, and IRS auditpractices pertain to charitable fundraising. Make managementdecisions that ensure your organization's long-term financialviability. Navigate unique nonprofit accounting rules. It's all atyour fingertips with Wiley's Nonprofit Law & FinanceEssentials e-book set, equipping you with the tools to managemoney and mission.

Private Foundations

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119392500
Format: PDF
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The must-have tax law reference for private foundations, updated for 2017 Private Foundations provides an authoritative reference and extensive analysis of tax law and compliance in the private foundations arena, with a wealth of practical tools to streamline applications, filing, and reporting. This 2017 Cumulative Supplement captures the latest regulatory developments for easy reference, with coverage of tax-exempt status, the self-dealing rules, mandatory distribution, jeaopardizing investments, taxable expnditures, annual reporting to the IRS, winding up a foundation's affairs, and much more. Comprehensive line-by-line instructions are included for a variety of exemption applications and tax forms, and easy-to-use checklists highlight areas of critical concern to help you avoid oversights. Sample documents are provided to guide the composition of organizational bylaws and various letters, and completed IRS forms provide practical reference for side-by-side comparison. With comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the private foundations space alongside helpful tools and visual reference, this book is a resource every foundation's needs. Written by two of the nation's leading authorities on private foundations, this supplement provides essential guidance you can trust. Clear, concise instructions focused on real-world use makes this reference a critical companion for those tasked with the responsibility of maintaining a foundation's tax-exempt status and staying out of regulatory difficulties. Learn the latest guidelines for compliance, reporting, and eligibility Access the latest regulatory changes quickly and easily Organize reporting and applications with checklists and sample forms Find valuable tools and reference for all aspects of private foundation compliance Increasing IRS scrutiny makes compliance a more critical issue than ever before. An organization's tax-exempt status is generally vital to its continued operation, and a single oversight can put the future in jeopardy and staying out of regulatory difficulties. Private Foundations provides detailed instructions, examples, and much-needed answers on all aspects of private foundation tax law and compliance.

The Bruce R Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118669983
Format: PDF, Docs
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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.

The Law of Fundraising

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470455357
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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, Fourth Edition is the only book to tackle the increasingly complex maze of federal and state fundraising regulations. It details federal and state laws, with an emphasis on administrative, tax, and constitutional laws. As well, it explains state and federal rules impacting the responsibilities of fundraising professionals. This guide is supplemented annually to keep nonprofit professionals on top of the latest fundraising legal developments.

The Tax Law of Charitable Giving

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470286512
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The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Third Edition is completely revised, revamped, and updated. Written in plain English, it can help lawyers, managers, and development directors in tax-exempt organizations make sure they are up to date on all current regulations pertaining to charitable gifts. Detailed documentations and citations are provided. As well, references to regulations, rulings, cases, and tax literature are included. Professionals can ensure they are well prepared to make decisions about their organization s fund-development program.

The New Form 990

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470482711
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The New Form 990 covers the law, policy, and preparation of the new IRS Form 990. It includes summaries of the law underlying each of the parts and questions in the return, so that the preparer can understand the background law in formulating answers on the return. The subject matter is particularly timely and relevant given the release of the draft Form 990 last summer, the expected release of the final Form 990 in early 2008, and the commencement of the first tax year to which the form applies on January 1, 2008.

The Law of Tax Exempt Organizations

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470286555
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This text aims to help the lawyers and managers of tax-exempt organisations ensure that they are up-to-date on all current regulations pertaining to tax-exempt organisations, and that they are well-prepared to make decisions on this topic.

Planning Guide for the Law of Tax Exempt Organizations

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471681865
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An indispensable reference tool, offering professionals hands-onlegal and tax planning tips An essential guide for professionals representing and advising tax-exempt organizations, Planning Guide for the Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations offers a wide variety of practical planning tips, guidance, and helpful information for better meeting clients' needs. This essential companion to the bestselling The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Ninth Edition is a valuable, go-to resource for lawyers and accountants, directors and officers of nonprofit organizations, as well as managers and consultants for tax-exempt organizations. Written by the leading legal authority in the nonprofit sector, Planning Guide for the Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations features a digest of recent legislation, court opinions, and IRS public and private rulings, as well as checklists of forms and an inventory of penalties. Additionally, it features commentaries designed to provide guidance and perspective to tax-exempt professionals and organizations as to how to cope with the developments in the law affecting their practices and the operation of their programs.