Covers forming a nonprofit, employment issues, fund-raising, dissolving a nonprofit, governance and operations, getting and maintaining 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, intellectual property, international activities, taxes, and related issues. Available online.
Includes complete instructions for obtaining federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption and for qualifying for public charity status with the IRS. Covers the application process and articles of incorporation and bylaws.
Provides essential guidance for those interested in starting nonprofits, as well as valuable advice for leaders of established organizations. Covers federal tax law, nonprofit, governance, the annual information return (Form 990), charitable giving rules, and current IRS ruling policy. Presents essential, practical legal information in easy-to-understand English.
Offers practical and legal information for choosing a suitable business entity (sole proprietorships, partnerships, or limited liability company); licenses and permits; and other aspects of being in business.
Explains how to find the right manager; buy, insure and maintain equipment; get gigs and get paid; tour on a budget; use samples; protect your copyright; trademark your band's name; choose a recording studio; sell your music; manage your website; understand record contracts; deal with taxes.