Nonprofit Fundraising Registration: The 50-State Guide (Paperback)

The 50-State Guide

By Stephen Fishman, J.D., Ronald J. Barrett

NOLO, 9781413317725, 352pp.

Publication Date: November 30, 2012

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Raise money for your nonprofit without IRS trouble!

Your nonprofit needs financial support, which means that you're most likely dependent on the kindness of donors to fill your coffers. If your nonprofit plans to solicit funds from out-of-state donors by phone, letter, email, on the web, or in any other manner, it's essential to fill out IRS Form 990 so that your organization stays legal. Nonprofit Fundraising Registration is your 50-state guide to the complex and varied registration requirements you'll need to meet while fundraising for your nonprofit. Learn how to keep your 501(c)(3) status when you're collecting cash, including: . exemptions from registration
. how to register in different states
. initial and annual filing requirements
. rules for professional fundraisers
. other crucial information your organization needs to legally fundraise outside of your home state You can't afford to overlook registration requirements -- use Nonprofit Fundraising Registration, your plain-English guide, to keep your nonprofit status in the eyes of the IRS. Plus, get the background information you need and get a line-by-line tutorial for the Unified Registration Statement, contact information for each state, and instructions on filing requirements for each state.


About the Author

Stephen Fishman is the author of many Nolo books, including "Tax Deductions for Professionals," "Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes," "Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide "and "Home Business Tax Deductions "-- plus many other legal and business books. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California. After time in government and private practice, he became a full-time legal writer.

Ronald J. Barrett is the Vice President of Nonprofit Services at National Corporate Research, Ltd., where he developed and continually fine tunes a comprehensive suite of services for nonprofits, including charitable registration, corporate compliance and management of sales tax exemptions. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience working with nonprofits, state charities regulators and state sales tax exemption filing offices. He has authored numerous articles and presents public and in-house CLE seminars on state charitable registration requirements around the country.
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