Legal guide for nonprofit organizations

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Published by Secretary of State in [Columbus, Ohio] .

Written in English

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  • Nonprofit organizations -- Ohio

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Statementproduced by Columbus Bar Association and Bob Taft, Secretary of State
ContributionsColumbus Bar Association, Ohio. Secretary of State
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (10 p.) ;
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL15257007M

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