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Joint Ventures Involving Tax-Exempt Organizations : 2017 Cumulative Supplement - (Paperback)
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Joint Ventures Involving Tax-Exempt Organizations explores the laws, rules, and policies surrounding increasing collaborations between the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. Comprehensive, authoritative, and focused on the practical, this resource has been fully updated to reflect the latest rulings and regulatory changes pertaining to tax-exempt organizations. Countless footnotes, numerous citations to case law, Internal Revenue Code sections, and other relevant authority are provided, along with a host of useful sample forms.
In an era of challenging economic forces, budgetary constraints and potential tax legislation, nonprofits and for-profits are partnering in creative arrangements to achieve mutual financial and tax-exempt goals. Improper structuring and inadequate safeguards can jeopardize an organization's tax-exempt status; careful planning is critical. Thorough examination of relevant laws and rulings guides practitioners and participants so that both the non-profit and for-profit partners will understand the requirements for maintaining tax-exemption:
- Analyze the various joint venture configurations that will protect tax-exempt status, including the new partnership audit rules
- Propose solutions to common challenges such as debt restructuring, use of tax credit financing, and asset protection issues
- Identify the structures best suited to achieve various goals based on applicable legal factors
Partnering with for-profit businesses has brought both successes and unforeseen challenges to universities, research institutions, hospitals, low-income housing developments, and many more. As the charitable funding environment continues to face stresses, alternative avenues to generate revenue, such as joint ventures, will only become more prevalent. Joint Ventures Involving Tax-Exempt Organizations provides an invaluable resource for lawyers and nonprofits alike, putting the critical information you need at your fingertips.