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Cannabis Business Owners: Are you ready for an exit?

Cannabis Business Owners: Are you ready for an exit?

Cannabis Business Executive (Nov 2021) – Consolidation is a defining aspect of the cannabis industry in its current stage. Mergers and acquisitions are mounting at a breakneck pace. Those who want to capitalize on the sector’s appetite for acquisitions need to evaluate three key considerations if they are poised for an exit:

AAFCPAs Provides 280E Guidance at AICPA & CIMA Cannabis Conference

AAFCPAs’ Cannabis Practice Leaders David McManus, CPA, CGMA and Joshua England, LLM, Esq. will present Navigating the Challenges and Hurdles of 280E to cannabis industry experts, CPAs, Attorneys, Tax advisors, and peers experienced and inexperienced with the sector at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) & Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Cannabis Industry Conference […]

Cannabis M&A: are you ready for an exit?

The cannabis market is young, fragmented, and growing fast. While the U.S. continues to hedge on federal guidelines and states slowly adopt standards for legalization, the mergers & acquisitions marketplace is incredibly active. Owners and investors with an eye on an exit should ensure they have the right infrastructure in place to present themselves as […]

Tax Planning Guides for Businesses & Individuals (2021-2022)

Tax Planning Guides for Businesses & Individuals (2021-2022)

When considering your optimal tax planning & compliance strategy, business & individual tax payers must account for all current and impending tax code changes. This includes the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the 2019 Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and subsequent stimulus initiatives, as […]

Marijuana Retail Tax Compliance

In today’s constantly evolving cannabis industry, cannabusinesses face numerous challenges that can impact their short- and long-term success. These include various state licensing regulations, the high-stakes tax burden created by IRC Section 280E, and the constant need to maintain a competitive edge. One of the most onerous challenges for operators is the need to stay […]

“Small” Is Bigger Than Ever

Is Your Business Eligible for Expanded Tax Benefits? Small businesses enjoy several tax advantages that may allow them to reduce their tax bills, defer taxes, and simplify the reporting process. Until recently, federal tax rules generally defined “small business” as one with average annual gross receipts of $5 million or less ($1 million or $10 […]

5 Tips for Safe Intrafamily Loans

If a relative needs financial help, offering an intrafamily loan may be a viable solution. But if not properly executed, such loans can carry negative tax consequences, such as unexpected taxable income, gift tax, or both. AAFCPAs Outlines Five Tips to Help Avoid Unwelcome Tax Surprises with Intrafamily Loans: Create a Paper Trail. In general, […]

Form 8300 Jan 31 Compliance Reminder, Steps to Take when Missing a TIN

AAFCPAs would like to remind cannabis business clients of their potential January 31, 2021 Form 8300 reporting obligation. If you filed a Form 8300 in 2020, you must furnish a written statement to each person whose name was required to be included in the Form 8300 by January 31 (i.e. the year following the transaction). […]