Business & Economics

Private Foundations

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 768

View: 902

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.
Business & Economics

The Tax Law of Private Foundations

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 800

View: 587

Make sense of the new regulatory requirements with expert clarification and practical tools for compliance Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance, 5th Edition provides clarification, expert insight, and helpful instruction for executives and supporting professionals navigating extensive federal tax law requirements. Despite their relatively low numbers, private foundations are subject to complex, burdensome regulations that continue to expand; the recent tax overhaul has compounded this issue, bringing massive changes beyond the usual annual adjustments, and throwing a wrench into the status quo of compliance-as-usual. This book summarizes and clarifies the statutory regulations governing private foundations, offers expert insight into the underlying logic, and provides a host of practical tools that ease the filing process and help ensure compliance with the latest laws. Detailed explanations are bolstered by checklists, sample documents and letters, practice forms, and real-world examples in order to provide both conceptual and practical guidance for maintaining tax-exempt eligibility and tax compliance. By untangling the complex maze of constantly-evolving requirements, this book offers a much-needed resource to those tasked with ensuring compliance amidst regulatory changes year after year. Learn how the recent changes to tax laws affect private foundations and related organizations Understand the practical implications of maintaining compliance Access critical tools that help streamline the filing process Avoid mistakes and oversights with line-by-line instruction This book is updated annually to provide guidance based on the most recent iteration of the law, but this year’s edition is unusually critical; federal law has undergone sweeping changes that will substantially alter filings across the board, and the complex nature of the regulations governing private foundations promises additional confusion as the new laws are applied. Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance, 5th Edition provides insight, clarification, and explanation from the nation’s leading authority on tax-exempt organizations to help private foundations maintain compliance amidst the changes.
Business & Economics

The Legal Answer Book for Private Foundations

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 608

A must-have guide that enables managers and trustees of private foundations, as well as their lawyers and accountants, to successfully navigate today’s increasingly complex tax laws and reporting requirements Private foundations are the most regulated of nonprofit organizations. Burdened with laws written over thirty years ago, which have become more complex and intricate, private foundations are forced to operate in a harsh legal environment. An operational or reporting mistake, no matter how innocent or inadvertent, can lead to immense tax and other penalties. To reap the charitable, tax, and other economic advantages of private foundations while avoiding the perils lurking in the myriad of tax-law traps, you must be fully informed about the basic legal requirements and the many subtleties and current developments affecting private foundations. Written by two of today’s leading authorities on the laws regulating private foundations, The Legal Answer Book for Private Foundations provides this critical information in an efficient and comprehensible fashion. In clear, easy-to-understand language, the authors provide expert guidance on everything from how to set up a private foundation to how assets are invested, how funds are distributed to grantees, and how to avoid self-dealing. You’ll find answers to such critical questions as: What are the legal definitions of private foundation and public charity, and what constitutes a disqualified person? Just what are the private foundation rules and what are the penalties for violating them? What assets are involved in the calculations of the mandatory payout requirement? How are self-dealing rules avoided? What is an excess business holding? Do foundations have to file annual returns with the IRS? What are the alternatives to private foundations? With the increasing opportunities for the establishment of private foundations, The Legal Answer Book for Private Foundations is an invaluable resource that is mandatory reading for anyone contemplating creation of a foundation or managing or advising an existing foundation.
Business & Economics

The Tax Law of Private Foundations

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 251

The Tax Law of Private Foundations: 2020 Cumulative Supplement, 5th Edition
Business & Economics

Private Foundation Law Made Easy

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 302

View: 675

Now your foundation can be fully informed about the basic legal requirements affecting private foundations and avoid the perils lurking in nonprofit tax law traps. Private Foundation Law Made Easy clearly shows you how, with information on reaping the charitable and tax advantages of your private foundation. Filled with straightforward guidance, author Bruce Hopkins?a leading authority on the laws regulating private foundations?demystifies this topic for you and your board members with practical legal information in easy-to-understand English.
Business & Economics

The Tax Law of Private Foundations

Author: Jody Blazek

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 996

Stay up to date on every major development on the tax law of private foundations in 2020 In the 2020 Cumulative Supplement to the fifth edition of The Tax Law of Private Foundations, the distinguished authorial team of this leading text delivers an up-to-the-moment discussion of every major advisory, regulatory, and legislative change affecting the tax status of private foundations in the United States. An indispensable resource for the consultants, lawyers, advisors, and accountants who serve private foundations and their beneficiaries and benefactors, this 2020 Cumulative Supplement will also earn a place on the bookshelves of those who are personally invested in private foundations.
Business & Economics

The Tax Law of Private Foundations, + website

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 246

Make sense of the new regulatory requirements with expert clarification and practical tools for compliance - updated through 2019 Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance, 5th Edition provides clarification, expert insight, and helpful instruction for executives and supporting professionals navigating extensive federal tax law requirements. This 2019 Cumulative Supplement captures the latest regulatory developments for easy reference. Despite their relatively low numbers, private foundations are subject to complex, burdensome regulations that continue to expand. This book summarizes and clarifies the statutory regulations governing private foundations, offers expert insight into the underlying logic, and provides a host of practical tools that ease the filing process and help ensure compliance with the latest laws.
Business & Economics

The Tax Law of Private Foundations, + website

Author: Bruce R. Hopkins

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 895

Make sense of the new regulatory requirements with expert clarification and practical tools for compliance - updated through 2019 Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance, 5th Edition provides clarification, expert insight, and helpful instruction for executives and supporting professionals navigating extensive federal tax law requirements. This 2019 Cumulative Supplement captures the latest regulatory developments for easy reference. Despite their relatively low numbers, private foundations are subject to complex, burdensome regulations that continue to expand. This book summarizes and clarifies the statutory regulations governing private foundations, offers expert insight into the underlying logic, and provides a host of practical tools that ease the filing process and help ensure compliance with the latest laws.