June 10, 2011
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
721 Route 202-206
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
(908) 722-0700 x4224
Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino Attorney to Speak at Lehigh Valley Forum on Fund Raising & Philanthropy
Allentown, PA (June 10, 2011) – Tax Attorney from Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present a session at the 2011 Lehigh Valley Forum on Fund Raising & Philanthropy hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals on June 16, 2011, at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. Dolores A. Laputka, who is being recognized as the Keynote Speaker will present Unique Gifting Opportunities: Knowing When and How to Strongly Recommend and Push, where they will discuss the opportunities, strategies, and best practices for acceptance of unique gifts such as art work, real estate, boats, and ownership interests in businesses. For more information and to register for the event, visit http://afpeasternpa.afpnet.org.
“I will identify opportunities for cultivation, possible gifting of unique items, as well as review when and how to present specific suggestions based on unusual facts,” explained Laputka.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents nearly 30,000 members in more than 213 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy. The association fosters the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.
Laputka, a resident of Bethlehem, focuses her practice primarily on tax-related matters whether connected to a family’s closely held business or estate planning for one of the principals. Dolores is also a Certified Public Accountant which allows her the ability to handle complex business and tax-related matters for corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, as well as succession planning, and financial and estate planning for families and executives at all levels. She also enjoys and devotes a significant portion of her practice on tax issues for not-for-profit organizations including charitable giving techniques maximizing the income and death tax benefits. She has handled multi-dimensional transactions, including tax efficient methodology for buying and selling of family businesses, inter-relation of succession planning and estate planning for closely held businesses, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, management of privacy issues surrounding significant lottery winnings, and more.