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Anatomy of a Fundraiser

By January 19, 2018 No Comments

Fundraising is a crucial part of sustaining a nonprofit organization, but the process of raising money raises myriad legal issues which, if unaddressed, can subject a nonprofit to legal liability and impact an organization’s tax exemption as well as donors’ ability to get the benefit of a tax deduction. Anatomy of a Fundraiser addresses various legal issues associated with fundraising under California and federal law, including required corporate and tax filings, acknowledging donations, managing employees and volunteers at fundraising events, contracts with vendors, unrelated business income tax, charity auctions, commercial co-ventures, and gambling.

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