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David Lowenthal

J.D., Partner, CPA, LLM
Chicago

Experience

David has been elected partner at Plante Moran. A firm expert on the taxation of tax-exempt entities, he specializes in helping charities, health care organizations, and associations identify and mitigate regulatory risk and reduce tax liabilities. He is known for addressing difficult tax problems in a practical, understandable, and sometimes humorous way.

Most recently, David’s focus has been on advising tax-exempt organizations regarding maximizing organizational value shown on their publicly disclosed tax forms as well as addressing challenges of compensation disclosures. He is often asked to speak to clients, their boards, and at industry conferences such as the Illinois CPA Society Nonprofit Conference and the Chicago Bar Association Tax Committee.  He often speaks on topics such as Form 990 and Unrelated Business Income. David has a bachelor of arts in history from the University of Wisconsin—Madison, a juris doctor from the University of Miami, and a master of laws degree in tax from Georgetown.

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Additional Thoughts

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