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Hopkins, Bruce R.

Overview
Works: 178 works in 687 publications in 1 language and 22,877 library holdings
Genres: Miscellanea  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Bruce R Hopkins
Starting and managing a nonprofit organization : a legal guide by Bruce R Hopkins( )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,588 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 tax-exempt organizations by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

60 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,371 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"--
The law of fund-raising by Bruce R Hopkins( )

51 editions published between 1991 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Completely updated and expanded, this Fifth Edition of The Law of Fundraising is the only book to tackle the increasingly complex maze of federal and state fundraising regulation. Written by two of the country's few legal experts on fundraising laws pertaining to tax-exempt organizations, primarily public charities, this comprehensive reference thoroughly explains federal and state laws with emphasis on administrative, tax, and constitutional law. Exploring the details of these laws, compliance issues, and prospective laws, this authoritative resource provides an in-depth look into the regulation of charitable fundraising from a federal, state, and sometimes local level perspective. The Law of Fundraising, Fifth Edition explores: government regulation of fundraising for charity: origins and the contemporary climate; states' charitable solicitation acts; state regulation of fundraising: legal issues; Internet fundraising; donor-advised funds law; international fundraising; anatomy of charitable fundraising; federal regulation of fundraising; prospective federal regulation of fundraising: proposals and issues; standards of enforcement by watchdog agencies. This essential guide is accompanied by tables of court cases, IRS rulings, and other pronouncements. In addition, The Law of Fundraising, Fifth Edition is supplemented to keep you aware of all of the latest developments in fundraising law. Read The Law of Fundraising, Fifth Edition and get timely advice on the most current laws, rules, and regulations governing fundraising"--Unedited summary from book jacket
The law of tax-exempt healthcare organizations by Thomas K Hyatt( )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,860 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
The tax law of charitable giving by Bruce R Hopkins( )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- About the Author -- Book Citations -- Part One: Introduction to the Tax Law of Charitable Giving -- Chapter One: Charitable Giving Law: Basic Concepts -- Â 1.3 Principles of Charitable Organizations Law Philosophy -- *Â 1.4 Statistical Profile of Charitable Sector -- Chapter Two: The United States Tax System: An Overview -- Â 2.5 Deductions -- Â 2.6 Standard Deduction -- Â 2.7 Concept of Taxable Income -- Â 2.15 Taxation of Income -- Part Two: Basics of Charitable Giving Law -- Chapter Three: Fundamental Concepts -- *Â 3.1 Meaning of Gift -- Â 3.2 Meaning of Donor -- *Â 3.4 Public Charities and Private Foundations -- Â 3.6 Factors Affecting Income Tax Deductibility of Charitable Gifts -- Chapter Four: Gifts of Money and Property -- Â 4.3 Gifts of Long-Term Capital Gain Property in General -- Part Three: Charitable Giving in General -- Chapter Six: Timing of Charitable Deductions -- *Â 6.13 AGifts of Easements (New) -- Â 6.15 Gifts by S Corporations -- Chapter Seven: Percentage Limitations -- Â 7.12A Qualified Conservation Contributions -- *Â 7.12B Conservation Gifts by Farmers and Ranchers -- Chapter Eight: Estate and Gift Tax Considerations -- Â 8.2 Federal Gift Tax -- Chapter Nine: Special Gift Situations -- Â 9.3 Inventory -- *Â 9.7 Conservation Property -- Â 9.10 Retirement Plan Accounts -- Â 9.19 Bargain Sales -- *Â 9.22 Contributions by Trusts -- Â 9.22A Contributions by Estates -- Chapter Ten: Other Aspects of Deductible Giving -- *Â 10.1 Valuation of Property -- Â 10.4 Conditional Gifts -- Â 10.7 Interrelationship with Business Expense Deduction -- Â 10.14 Penalties -- *Â 10.15 Transactions of Interest -- Part Four: Planned Giving -- Chapter Twelve: Charitable Remainder Trusts -- *Â 12.1 Definitions -- Â 12.2 Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust Rules
Private foundations : tax law and compliance by Bruce R Hopkins( )

52 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in English and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With more than 50,000 private foundations in the United States and the increasing scrutiny of the IRS, this much-needed, annually updated manual provides you with a wide range of tax rules and regulations for these foundations. Coauthored by a lawyer and tax accountant, the revised and expanded Third Edition includes practical tax compliance suggestions and in-depth legal explanations. Capturing all-new developments in the private foundations arena, the new edition presents you with line-by-line instructions, sample-filled IRS forms, and complete citations."--Publisher's website
Fundraising law made easy by Bruce R Hopkins( )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 655 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, wi
The nonprofits' guide to Internet communications law by Bruce R Hopkins( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 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
Tax-exempt organizations and constitutional law : nonprofit law as shaped by the U.S. Supreme Court by Bruce R Hopkins( )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 474 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"--
Bruce R. Hopkins' nonprofit law dictionary by Bruce R Hopkins( )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A focused, invaluable guide to nonprofit legal terminology and definitionsThe Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Dictionary is a thorough professional reference for the terminology and definitions surrounding the law of tax-exempt organizations. Author Bruce R. Hopkins, the country's leading expert in nonprofit law, draws upon 45 years of practice to deliver a true dictionary reference for attorneys specializing in nonprofit law and tax law. The book's terminology and definitions are derived from constantly changing statutes, government agency regulations and rulings, court opinions, and government forms and instructions, with citations provided where appropriate. Modeled after a conventional dictionary, this book offers quick navigation to the information of interest, and points you toward the other Hopkins guides that provide more in-depth information should you require it. The devil is in the details, and nowhere is that statement truer than in the legal profession. Incorrect interpretation of a single phrase can cause consequences for both client and attorney, and verbiage may be intentionally vague with unexpectedly broad or narrow definitions. This guide gives you the most commonly accepted interpretations of terminology related specifically to nonprofit law, so you can feel confident in the quality of service you provide to your clients. Stay up to date on the latest in nonprofit law Confirm the accepted definitions of legal terms and phrases 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, only to wonder whether or not the information you eventually found applies to nonprofit law in the same way. Focused specifically on the law as it applies to the nonprofit sector, the Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Dictionary is an indispensable reference that gives you the information you need quickly and easily"--
The Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofit Law Library: Essential Questions and Answers by Bruce R Hopkins( )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries 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
Nonprofit law for colleges and universities : essential questions and answers for officers, directors, and advisors by Bruce R Hopkins( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 317 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"--Provided by publisher
Nonprofit law dictionary by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legal guide to starting and managing a nonprofit organization by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 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 303 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
The counselor and the law by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 260 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 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legal responsibilities of nonprofit boards by Bruce R Hopkins( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 235 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 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Starting and managing a nonprofit organization : a legal guide
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The law of tax-exempt organizationsThe law of fund-raisingThe law of tax-exempt healthcare organizationsThe tax law of charitable givingPrivate foundations : tax law and complianceFundraising law made easyThe nonprofits' guide to Internet communications lawNonprofit law for colleges and universities : essential questions and answers for officers, directors, and advisors
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