Cynthia Rowland

Cynthia Rowland

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

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Congress Approves Tax Extension Bill

TWO WEEKS ONLY! SAVE NOW! Congress has finally approved the extenders bill in what is widely viewed as terrible tax policy, but a welcome holiday gift nonetheless. The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 extended a...more

12/22/2014 - Appropriations Bill Charitable Donations Corporate Taxes Energy Projects Energy Tax Incentives Income Taxes IRA Required Minimum Distributions Tax Extenders

Law Defining Nonprofit Directors’ Voting Rights to Take Effect in January

The bylaws of many California nonprofit corporations refer to “ex officio” directors, typically by reference to the chief executive, the executive director, or sometimes a representative of another entity. The term “ex...more

11/6/2014 - Board of Directors Bylaws Non-Profits Voting Rights

Keeping the Record Straight—EO Select Check is a Critical Tool for Nonprofits

Private foundations and public charities increasingly rely on the Internal Revenue Service’s on-line tool EO Select Check to verify tax exempt status. EO Select Check allows anyone with Internet access to search all exempt...more


AB 491 Gives Nonprofits Flexibility During an Emergency

The California Legislature recently passed AB 491, giving corporations, including nonprofits, flexibility to conduct ordinary business during an emergency such as a natural catastrophe, an enemy attack, an act of terrorism,...more

9/20/2013 - Board of Directors Bylaws Emergency Response Good Faith New Legislation

Tips for Deducting Expenses Incurred for Charity Travel

Many people combine their summer travel with charity work. Some travel expenses may be deductible against federal and state income taxes for those who itemize deductions. The IRS recently posted five tax tips for taxpayers...more

7/24/2013 - Charitable Donations Charitable Organizations IRS Non-Profits Tax Deductions Tax Exemptions Travel

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