By Bruce R. Hopkins
The fine details of fundraising law-made easy-from nonprofit legislations authority Bruce Hopkins
Author Bruce R. Hopkins-a major authority at the legislation regulating fundraising-offers crucial, sensible criminal info in easy-to-understand English. His sensible suggestions and "red flags" supply worthy suggestion and current severe info in a good and understandable fashion.
Now your company may be absolutely knowledgeable in regards to the easy criminal specifications affecting fundraising and keep away from the perils lurking within the myriad tax-law traps. Fundraising legislation Made Easy truly exhibits you ways, with every thing you must understand about
- The fundraising process
- State charitable solicitation acts
- Federal tax charitable giving rules
- Requirements of the recent shape 990
- How constitutional legislation, governance, and IRS audit practices pertain to charitable fundraising
- Expert suggestion from Bruce Hopkins, the writer of greater than 20 books on nonprofit assistance, together with The New shape 990 and Charitable Giving legislation Made Easy
Mandatory analyzing no matter if you're a charitable association improvement officer, fundraising advisor, a trustee, or a director, Fundraising legislation Made effortless illuminates the principles surrounding charitable giving, and authoritatively and punctiliously publications you thru each element of its legislation.
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The contents of a set of articles of organization should include the following: r The name of the organization. r A statement of its purposes (discussed ahead). r The name(s) and address(es) of its initial directors or trustees. r The name and address of the registered agent (if a corporation). r The name(s) and address(es) of its incorporator(s) (if a corporation). r A statement as to whether the entity has members (a private foundation is unlikely to have members). r A statement as to whether the entity can issue stock (if a corporation).
The distinction as to legal liability between the board as a group and the board members as individuals relates to the responsibility of the board for the organization’s affairs and the responsibility of individual board members for their actions personally. The board collectively is responsible and may be liable for what transpires within and happens to the organization. As the ultimate authority, the board should ensure that the organization is operating in compliance with the law and its governing instruments.
In one case, an individual contributed certain Native American artifacts to a museum; a portion of the collection consisted of items covered by eagle and migratory bird protection laws. The IRS contended that there should not be any charitable deduction for these gifts, on the ground that acquisition of the items was contrary to public policy. Nonetheless, a court held that these donors had a sufﬁcient ownership interest in these items to contribute them to the museum, even though the donors may have violated federal law when they acquired the items.