A Subsidy For Charters

“A Subsidy For Charters” CA Gov Brown’s Tax Initiative “Compromise” Danny Weil Speaks In Berkeley Danny Weil, a charter education expert, journalist,  former public  policy lawyer and activist discusses Governor Brown’s so called  “compromise” tax initiative and what it will really mean for public  education. He calls it a subsidy for charters that will help […]

IRS Examining Charter Schools and the for-profit tax consulting firms are rubbing their hands in delight

Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP has a team of attorneys dedicated to serving all aspects of charter school operations, from formation, to tax qualification, to charter school financing, to personnel and operational issues. A reader sent the following article about IRS scrutiny of the financial management of charters, especially for-profit management companies. http://www.rothgerber.com/showarticle.aspx?Show=1627 Alert: Increased […]

Pencils or Pitchforks?

Turnarounds can be a real bicce and maybe it’s time.  According to a recent Washington Post article, the top 2% spent over $80 million dollars on the last election so they could get their $700 billion in tax breaks.  Some might call that a good return. They were allowed to do that because the Supreme […]

California Legislature Passes Massive Austerity Budget

Kevin Martinez writes that the California legislature’s new budged balances a $42 billion deficit on the backs of regular people with a combination of regressive taxes as well as startling budget cuts to services the population desperately needs like social services and education. Its Endless tax breaks and for the wealthy classes and business while […]