Legal Sourcebook for California Cooperatives: Start-Up and Administration

Co-op Type: 
Artisan Co-ops
Worker Co-ops
Food Co-ops
Baldwin, Van: UC Center for Cooperatives. This reference has information on California co-ops of many kinds, both in starting and in continuing operations. Topics covered include: choice of entity, articles of incorporation, bylaws, membership, board of directors, officers, raising capital, distributions and patronage refunds, reporting, and taxation. Note: this publication is not fully updated for subsequent changes in the law or other information provided herein.