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ESOPs May Be the Key to Operating Tax-free in the Cannabis Space

ESOPs May Be the Key to Operating Tax-free in the Cannabis Space

Cannabis operators focus heavily on tax mitigation, employee retention, growth strategies, and profitable exit. A properly structured ESOP is a great tool to accomplish all those goals and more. In a recent webinar, “Cannabis ESOPs – The Industry Game Changer”, AAFCPAs’  David McManus, CPA, CGMA, Tax Partner & National Cannabis Practice Leader and Joshua England, LLM, Esq., […]

AAFCPAs To Present at Illinois Cannabis Convention

AAFCPAs To Present at Illinois Cannabis Convention

AAFCPAs is pleased to announce that Joshua England, LLM, Esq. and David Gravel, CPA, MPAc have been invited to present on “Cannabis Rescheduling: History, Regulatory Hurdles, and Operator Impact Expectations” at NECANN’s Illinois Cannabis Convention & Expo, May 31 – June 1, 2024 in Chicago. This session will delve into cannabis rescheduling, its historical context, […]

Exploring Nonprofit Collaborations, Mergers, Affiliations, and More 2024

Exploring Nonprofit Collaborations, Mergers, Affiliations, and More 2024

Exploring Nonprofit Collaborations, Mergers, Affiliations, and More | Webinar OnDemand Watch AAFCPAs’ Tax Consulting Attorneys for an insightful look into various forms of nonprofit collaborations spanning informal information-sharing through formal affiliation agreements and strategic partnerships. Hear in-depth analysis on nonprofit mergers and acquisitions, 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) affiliation considerations, advantages of tandem for-profit structures, and benefits […]

DEA Reconsiders Marijuana Restrictions Following Release of Scientific Review
DEA Reconsiders Marijuana Restrictions Following Release of Scientific Review

DEA Reconsiders Marijuana Restrictions Following Release of Scientific Review

AAFCPAs would like to make cannabis clients aware of a 250-page scientific review published online recently by Matthew Zorn, an attorney in Texas, after he sued Health and Human Services officials for its release. In this document, federal scientists conclude that marijuana should not be classified as a Schedule I drug. Researchers conclude that marijuana […]

How MA Tax Reforms Might Affect High-Net-Worth Individuals Tax Webinars to be Hosted Next Week

How MA Tax Reforms Might Affect High-Net-Worth Individuals Tax Webinars to be Hosted Next Week

Massachusetts lowered taxes for the first time in 20 years, but changes may not be compelling enough to anchor high-net-worth individuals who are looking to leave the state for a more favorable tax environment. While new legislation increases the estate tax exemption to $2,000,000, Massachusetts remains less competitive alongside the 13 other states that offer […]

Massachusetts Passes Significant Tax Reforms

Massachusetts Passes Significant Tax Reforms

AAFCPAs and AAF Wealth Management would like to make clients aware that Governor Maura Healey recently signed into law significant tax legislation. The package will modify a number of tax laws in the Commonwealth including those related to short-term capital gains, the estate tax exemption, and the joint filing requirement. While legislation was signed into […]

Watch Now: Cannabis Tax Webinar 11/7

Watch Now: Cannabis Tax Webinar 11/7

As we approach the conclusion of 2023, the Cannabis Practice at AAFCPAs extends a warm invitation to our esteemed clients and friends to proactively evaluate their comprehensive financial status in anticipation of strategic year-end tax planning. Please remember, implementing the majority of tax-saving strategies necessitates action on or before December 31. At AAFCPAs, we stand […]

Watch Now: Individual & Family Tax Webinar 10/31

Watch Now: Individual & Family Tax Webinar 10/31

AAFCPAs’ Individual & Family Tax and Wealth Preservation Webinar As we near the close of another calendar year, we again encourage clients to assess their complete financial situation now in order to plan their year-end tax optimization strategy. As you do, be mindful that most tax reduction approaches must be implemented by December 31 or […]

Watch Now: Cannabis Business Transactions for Growth & Exit Webinar

Watch Now: Cannabis Business Transactions for Growth & Exit Webinar

AAFCPAs has advised Cannabis clients through the years on a variety of business transactions. These have included mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, licensing of intellectual property and brands, issuance of stock options, and more. In this session, AAFCPAs provides insight into some of the most popular business transactions in the cannabis space, guidance on accounting for these […]