The Marijuana Business Symposium offers insight into an ever-changing industry. Join the conversation about issues affecting the Colorado cannabis industry, including wholesale pricing decreases, social equity rules and regulations, and learn how YOU can get involved in this industry by helping budding businesses.
CPAs currently or potentially providing services in the cannabis realm
Travis Haley will offer a regulatory update, a brief look into hidden ownership, variable interest entities and the impacts of wholesale pricing on the cannabis industry in Colorado and beyond.
You will receive information on how to support cannabis social equity with the Colorado Cannabis Business Office.
– State supported social equity initiatives in the cannabis industry
– Major wins thus far
– Ways you can support critical needs
Gain an understanding of the unique challenges posed by cannabis taxes, and tax compliance in the cannabis industry with an eye toward the eventual state and federal tax audits that all state legal cannabis businesses face.
Obtain an update on cannabis related case law and also get Jim’s sees ahead from a legal/judicial perspective that would be helpful for CPAs working with cannabis clients.
This session will provide tips and advice on how to assess the business risks of taking on cannabis clients, the impact on staff and how it can affect other client relationships.
*This session will count for one Regulatory Ethics Credit
Major topics will include:
– Accepting the Audit Engagement and Planning then Audit
– Audit Procedures
– Accounting, financial statement and disclosure challenges
The year of 2022 brought important legislative and regulatory changes to the marijuana landscape. This session will go over these changes and policies and their political and operational impact to marijuana stakeholders.
Helping clients achieve compliance using transactional transparency.
– Using Seed to Sale Systems
– Operational Accounting Best Practices
– Achieving Client Goals & Exit Strategy