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Cara Howe Santoro

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BACKGROUND

Cara Howe Santoro is an associate in Cummings & Lockwood's Private Clients Group and is based in the Stamford office.  Cara advises individuals and entities on a broad range of state, federal and international tax issues.  She counsels charitable and other nonprofit organizations on issues related to their tax-exempt status, including formation, governance and compliance.  She also assists donors with developing and implementing their charitable giving goals.  Cara works with individuals on personal tax planning and helps family businesses to operate and provide for intergenerational transfers in a tax efficient manner.

PRACTICE AREAS

EDUCATION

  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 2016)
  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
  • College of the Holy Cross (B.A. in Economics and Spanish, cum laude, 2010)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Not Admitted in Connecticut
  • New York, 2014
  • Massachusetts, 2013

ARTICLES/PUBLICATIONS

  • “Substantiating Charitable Deductions at the IRS” Trusts & Estates Magazine, July 2017, co-authored with Conrad Teitell and Heather J. Rhoades

Associate

Stamford

T 203.351.4195

F 203.708.3857

csantoro@cl-law.com

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BACKGROUND

Cara Howe Santoro is an associate in Cummings & Lockwood's Private Clients Group and is based in the Stamford office.  Cara advises individuals and entities on a broad range of state, federal and international tax issues.  She counsels charitable and other nonprofit organizations on issues related to their tax-exempt status, including formation, governance and compliance.  She also assists donors with developing and implementing their charitable giving goals.  Cara works with individuals on personal tax planning and helps family businesses to operate and provide for intergenerational transfers in a tax efficient manner.

Education
  • New York University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 2016)
  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
  • College of the Holy Cross (B.A. in Economics and Spanish, cum laude, 2010)
Bar Admissions
  • Not Admitted in Connecticut
  • New York, 2014
  • Massachusetts, 2013
Articles/Publications
  • “Substantiating Charitable Deductions at the IRS” Trusts & Estates Magazine, July 2017, co-authored with Conrad Teitell and Heather J. Rhoades