Tax Exempt Organizations

Synopsis

This unique book covers all aspects of operating and maintaining a tax exempt organization, within federal and state laws, from creation to dissolution. It begins by defining the various functions of organizers; the types of organizations, including unincorporated associations, charitable trusts, foundations, and nonprofit corporations; and the duties and liabilities imposed by the law on such organizations. The author shows how to determine if the goals and purposes of the organization fit into the statutory scheme for obtaining tax exempt status and helps the reader to decide which type of organization will best suit his or her needs. He points out the advantages and disadvantages, the legal effect, and the requirements of each. Finally, he explains how to terminate a tax exempt organization and the consequences of termination.