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Governing nonprofit organizations : federal and state law and regulation

Author / Creator
Fremont-Smith, Marion R
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The public understandably assumes that since nonprofit organizations are established to do good, the people who run them are altruistic, and the laws governing nonprofits have reflected this assump...

The public understandably assumes that since nonprofit organizations are established to do good, the people who run them are altruistic, and the laws governing nonprofits have reflected this assumption. This text argues that the rules that govern how nonprofits operate are inadequate.

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Creator
Marion R. Fremont-Smith
Format
Books
Publication
  • 1st Harvard University Press paperback ed
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap, 2008
Physical Details
  • xvii, 550 pages ; 24 cm
ISBNs
0674030451, 9780674030459, 9780674013063, 0674013069
OCLC
ocn221175348

  • Originally published: 2004.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

  • The nonprofit sector in the twenty-first century -- A brief history of the law of charities -- Creation, administration, and termination of charities -- Fiduciary duties: state law standards -- The Internal Revenue Code -- Regulation of charities in the states -- The role of the federal government in the regulation of charities -- Improving the law and regulation of charities
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