Legal Resources on Governance
Chapter legality begins by practicing good governance. These resources ensure chapter officers are following the law when setting up or modifying your chapter’s governing structure.
Legal Resources on General Chapter Topics
These resources can help chapter leaders and volunteers follow legal guidelines for your chapter when hosting events, submitting solicitations, and publishing content.
- Meeting Contract Q & A
- Hotel or Convention Center Contract Guidelines
- Association Copyright: Practical Tips for Success
Find information about how to file taxes for your chapter and the legal implications of being a tax-exempt non-profit organization.
- IRS 990 EZ Form
- IRS 990-N (e-postcard)
- Myths about Lobbying Political Activity and Tax Exemption Status
Legal Tax Issues for Non-Profits - Forum 2018 Presentation