Hopkins, Bruce R.

The Law of Fundraising, 2017 Cumulative Supplement

Hopkins, Bruce R. - The Law of Fundraising, 2017 Cumulative Supplement, ebook


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Untangle the web of fundraising regulations, with the latest updates for 2017

The Law of Fundraising is the definitive reference by the field's most respected authority, and the only book to tackle the increasingly complex maze of federal and state fundraising regulations. Updated to cover the latest changes to fundraising law for 2017, this book includes new coverage of donor-advised funds, international fundraising, and the IRS's charitable spending initiative alongside updates on Form 990, political fundraising, and more. Both state and federal regulations are covered with an emphasis on administrative, tax, and constitutional law, alongside expert discussion on compliance issues, trends, and upcoming legislation. Accessible language aids in conceptual understanding, while extensive tables of cases, IRS rulings and pronouncements, checklists, and sample forms facilitate correct application. The companion website features additional tables, appendices, IRS guidelines, and other useful documents, providing attorneys, accountants, and nonprofit professionals with a rich toolkit for ensuring compliance.

With all topics pertaining to finance under increasing federal scrutiny, laws surrounding fundraising are becoming increasingly difficult to parse. Mistakes can impact the nonprofit's bottom line, so keeping up-to-date is crucial; this book provides a comprehensive reference to the latest developments, along with expert forecasting of what is to come.

  • Understand the latest state and federal laws surrounding fundraising activities
  • Learn how the law governs Internet fundraising and other emerging issues
  • Get up to date on the new rules surrounding donor-advised funds and international fundraising
  • Examine prospective laws, regulatory trends, and how new rules impact fundraising professionals

Fundraising is critical to the nonprofit's ability to carry out their mission, yet the regulatory tangle at both the state and federal level can be a nightmare to navigate. The Law of Fundraising streamlines compliance with the latest legal developments and invaluable tools for application.

Keywords: fundraising law; nonprofit law; nonprofit fund development; charitable fundraising law; 2017 fundraising regulations; state fundraising legislation; federal fundraising rules; political fundraising; guide to fundraising compliance; nonprofit IRS rulings; fundraising case law; fundraising sample documents; fundraising recordkeeping; fundraising documentation rules; Form 990 2017; Internet fundraising law; international fundraising; donor-advised fund regulation; nonprofit fundraising compliance issues; The Law of Fundraising, Fifth Edition 2017 Cumulative Supplement; Bruce R. Hopkins; Alicia Kirkpatrick, Non-Profit Organizations / Fundraising & Grantsmanship, Non-Profit Organizations / Fundraising & Grantsmanship

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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Wiley Nonprofit Authority
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112 pages
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