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Hopkins, Bruce R.

Overview
Works: 162 works in 630 publications in 1 language and 22,294 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author
Classifications: KF6449, 346.73064
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Most widely held works by Bruce R Hopkins
The law of tax-exempt organizations by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

60 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 2,704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authoritative reference for nonprofit law, by leading expert Bruce R. Hopkins The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations 11th edition details the complex set of statutes, regulations that govern this diverse category of organizations, IRS rulings, and court opinions. This new edition includes the most up-to-date coverage of subjects such as: nonprofit governance, and new rules for donor advised funds and supporting organizations, updates on unrelated business activities. Discussion of subjects such as the private inurement doctrine and private benefit doctrine have been expanded in light of recent IRS ruling activity. Written in plain English and supplemented annually, this book helps the lawyers and managers of tax-exempt organizations stay up to date on relevant law developments so they can make more informed decisions about their organization's actions and future direction. This eleventh edition is an important revision, with significant updates and vital information you need to know. Get up to date on the latest regulations and court opinions See how recent IRS rulings impact many aspects of tax-exempt organizations law Learn how the health care shift has generated new guidelines Read new law concerning legislative and political activities, intermediate sanctions, and more Written by one of the country's leading authorities on the law surrounding tax-exempt organizations, this comprehensive and authoritative reference allows you to learn the particulars of the subject matter or get a quick refresher regarding specific rules of interest. For newcomers and experienced practitioners alike, The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations 11th edition provides a single-volume resource for the latest, most up-to-date information aspects of the law"--
Starting and managing a nonprofit organization : a legal guide by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Up-to-date information on changes in laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector Nonprofit organizations must comply with stringent federal and state regulations or risk losing their tax-exempt status. With a wealth of new material, the Fourth Edition of this easy-to-read resource contains essential information on virtually every legal aspect of starting and operating a nonprofit organization-from receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status to tips for successful management practices. Bruce R. Hopkins (Kansas City, MO) is the country's leading authority on tax-exempt organizations and a lawyer with the firm Polsinelli, Shalton & Welte, PC. He is the author of 15 books, including The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations (0-471-26820-8) and The Tax Law of Charitable Giving (0-471-35623-9), both published by Wiley
The law of fund-raising by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

32 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, Fifth Edition is the definitive guide to demystifying federal and state fundraising regulations. With new discussion on Internet fundraising, political fundraising laws, and international fundraising, this book details federal and state laws, with an emphasis on administrative, tax, and constitutional laws. This guide is supplemented annually to keep nonprofit professionals on top of the latest fundraising legal developments
The tax law of charitable giving by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Third Edition is completely revised, revamped, and updated. Written in plain English, this book can help the lawyers, managers, and development directors of tax-exempt organizations make sure that they are up-to-date on all current regulations pertaining to charitable gifts, and that they are well-prepared to make decisions about their organization's fund-development program
Private foundations : tax law and compliance by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

45 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Private foundations, although constituting a relatively small portion of the charitable community, are burdened with extensive federal tax law requirements that belie their numbers, and substantially regulate and circumscribe their operations. This body of law has steadily grown since its inception as a considerable portion of the Tax Reform Act of 1969. This book came about in reflection of this expanding and expansive aspect of the law pertaining to these unique forms of tax-exempt organizations. We have attempted to both capture and summarize this law, and to provide guidance as to compliance with it"--
The law of tax-exempt healthcare organizations by Thomas K Hyatt( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A complete and up-to-date legal resource for administrators of tax-exempt healthcare organizations, the Third Edition equips you with a comprehensive, one-volume source of detailed information on federal, state, and local laws covering tax-exempt healthcare organizations. The Third Edition of this practical, down-to-earth book tackles complex legal issues by providing you with plain-English explanations and the appropriate legal citations for further research."--Publisher's website
A legal guide to starting and managing a nonprofit organization by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonprofit law dictionary by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The counselor and the law by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonprofit law made easy by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ins and outs of law in the nonprofit sector--made easy! Written by renowned author Bruce R. Hopkins, Nonprofit Law Made Easy is a must-read guide for executives, board members, officers, accountants, fundraisers, and others who handle legal issues that affect the way nonprofit organizations are formed and operated. Nonprofit Law Made Easy presents in-depth discussions on such hot topics as acquiring and maintaining tax-exempt status, reporting requirements, charitable giving, disclosure requirements, unrelated business activities, fundraising, corporate governance principles, and board member liability. It also includes crucial information on avoiding nonprofit law traps and navigating governance and liability issues. Packed with practical tips and hard-to-find, authoritative advice, Nonprofit Law Made Easy demystifies complex legal issues with plain-language explanations of laws and regulations for non-legal professionals
Legal responsibilities of nonprofit boards by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second legal answer book for nonprofit organizations by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charitable giving law made easy by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charity under siege : government regulation of fund-raising by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonprofit law for religious organizations : essential questions & answers by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nonprofits' guide to Internet communications law by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Internet communication is the lifeblood of countless nonprofit organizations, yet there exists no specific law to provide for its regulation. Without solid legal guidance, nonprofits risk not only missing out on the unlimited opportunities that the Internet has to offer, but also jeopardizing their tax-exempt status. The Nonprofits' Guide to Internet Communications Law analyzes and explains the laws applicable to Internet communications by nonprofit organizations
Fundraising law made easy by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ins and outs of fundraising law-made easy-from nonprofit law authority Bruce Hopkins Author Bruce R. Hopkins-a leading authority on the laws regulating fundraising-offers essential, practical legal information in easy-to-understand English. His practical tips and "red flags" provide useful advice and present critical information in an efficient and comprehensible fashion. Now your organization can be fully informed about the basic legal requirements affecting fundraising and avoid the perils lurking in the myriad tax-law traps. Fundraising Law Made Easy clearly shows you how, with everything you need to know about -The fundraising process -State charitable solicitation acts -Federal tax charitable giving rules -Requirements of the new Form 990 -How constitutional law, governance, and IRS audit practices pertain to charitable fundraising -Expert advice from Bruce Hopkins, the author of more than 20 books on nonprofit counsel, including The New Form 990 and Charitable Giving Law Made Easy Mandatory reading whether you are a charitable organization development officer, fundraising consultant, a trustee, or a director, Fundraising Law Made Easy illuminates the rules surrounding charitable giving, and authoritatively and thoroughly guides you through every aspect of its laws
Tax-exempt organizations and constitutional law : nonprofit law as shaped by the U.S. Supreme Court by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comprehensive guide to understanding the theory and implications of constitutional law as it relates to tax-exempt organizations. Although the U.S. Constitution does not make any reference to nonprofit organizations--not surprising, since the Constitution is not a framework for the structure of the entirety of U.S. society--the Supreme Court has effusively shaped nonprofit law. Now, leading nonprofit law expert Bruce R. Hopkins discusses how tax-exempt organizations, including educational, religious, and healthcare institutions, are directly affected by constitutional law decisions and other pronouncements from the U.S. Supreme Court"--
Nonprofit law for colleges and universities : essential questions and answers for officers, directors, and advisors by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A hands-on guide to the most pertinent and critical legal issues facing those who lead and manage tax-exempt colleges and universities Nonprofit Law for Colleges and Universities is a practical, accessible guide to nonprofit law as it is specifically applicable to exempt colleges and universities, and their related entities, such as fundraising foundations, endowment funds, supporting organizations, for-profit subsidiaries, and limited liability companies. Topics discussed will include governance, endowment funds management, the annual reporting requirements, and the unrelated business rules Written by the country's leading authorities on tax-exempt organizations Features essential, practical legal information in easy-to-understand English Presented in question-and-answer format, divided according to major topic areas that are of interest to those who lead and manage tax-exempt colleges and universities Designed for the management and leadership of colleges and universities, as well as others working in the higher education field, such as lawyers, accountants, and fundraising/development personnel, Nonprofit Law for Colleges and Universities allows readers to easily search for and find answers to questions, putting all the information they need right at their fingertips"-
The Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library: Essential Questions and Answers by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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 with find-it-on-the-run answers to your nonprofit law questions, this Library prepares you to meet and manage your nonprofit's legal obligations with its step-by-step guidance. Packed with authoritative answers to the most essential questions on how to start a nonprofit organization; nonprofit law basics; maintenance of tax exemption; public charity rules; unrelated business rules; boards of directors and compensat
 
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Starting and managing a nonprofit organization : a legal guide
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Starting and managing a nonprofit organization : a legal guideThe law of fund-raisingThe tax law of charitable givingPrivate foundations : tax law and complianceThe law of tax-exempt healthcare organizationsA legal guide to starting and managing a nonprofit organizationNonprofit law made easyThe second legal answer book for nonprofit organizations