Medicinal and Recreational Cannabis Business Roundtable: What You Need to Know

Roundtable: What MA Cannabis Businesses need to know
David McManus, CPA, CGMA, AAFCPAs’ Co-Managing Partner, and Mike Ross, Co-Chair of Prince Lobel’s Cannabis team will lead an interactive roundtable discussion, scheduled for September 28th, on the interpretation and implementation of Massachusetts’ new marijuana statute.
Participants include experts in tax, nonprofits, licensing, raising equity, municipal permits and zoning.  Massachusetts regulators and law makers have also been invited.


September 28, 2017
5:30pm – 7:30pm


Prince Lobel Tye LLP
One International Place, Suite 3700
Boston, MA 02110
For additional information, and to register, click here. >>
Dave is the leader in AAFCPAs’ Cannabis Practice, advising the Massachusetts cannabis industry on: audit and assurance; tax planning and preparation; entity structure; financing structures; business plans; development of the state’s management and operations profile; financial projections; cost allocations; accounting operations; and more. AAFCPAs’ blend of nonprofit and commercial company expertise, and 40+ years’ success in serving both, makes us uniquely qualified to assist clients as they navigate through this complex and burgeoning industry.

About the Author

David McManus CPA
Dave leads AAFCPAs’ Cannabis Business Practice, providing highly coveted tax, entity structure, and business advisory solutions.  Dave has been deeply immersed in understanding the complex financial and operational nuances of the cannabis industry since 2012. He advises multi-state operators, recreational and medical retailers, cultivators, product manufacturers, and investors. He proactively advises clients on risks, opportunities, and tax implications related to market entry, accounting methods, capital structure, debt financing, R&D, M&A, and goodwill impairment. He has led industry training sessions on interpreting and implementing new federal and state marijuana statutes, including compliance with 280E. Dave maintains a strong network of cannabis industry investors, attorneys, bankers, employee compensation and benefits providers, realtors, risk managers, and insurance agents, and he leverages these resources as appropriate to help clients achieve success.