The Guide to Representing Religious Organizations addresses critical issues and risk factors of concern for religious organizations ranging from formation and governance, to taxes, fundraising and employment issues, and property rights.
It outlines the general requirements of applicable law and highlights areas in which religious organizations receive special consideration under the law.
The Guide's topical discussions are well organized for ease of reference. This book will assist attorneys who are asked to represent religious organizations as well as provide general information for religious leaders faced with a legal challenge.
Principal Author/Editor: Lisa A. Runquist
Publication Date: February 2009
Written for practitioners and nonprofit organizations, this guidebook offers a basic introduction to what a nonprofit corporation is; how it is formed, options for organizational structure; operating the corporation; basic tax; and much more.
The book is written in an example format with a practitioner advising a client on the key steps for establishing a nonprofit corporation. A related bibliography is included plus a sample form for an organization addressing a policy on "conflict of interest."
Author: Lisa A. Runquist
Publication Date: April 2005
This new Second Edition revises its first edition published in 2002 with hundreds of up-to-date listings of books, handbooks, professional journals, government publications, foundation reports, case and statutory cites, and Internet sites.
Each entry includes complete bibliographic details to guide you straight to the information you need. Entries are arranged by topic for quick, convenient look-up.
Authors: Lisa A. Runquist & Victor Futter
Publication Date: February 2007