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January 22, 2020

Q&A with Cassandra Farrington: Co-Founder of MJBizDaily

Cassandra Farrington, co-founder of Cannabis 50 honoree MJBizDaily, discusses the future of cannabis and keys to building a responsible industry.

January 15, 2020

Q&A with Tracy Ryan: CEO of Cannakids

We sit down with Cannabis 50 honoree Tracy Ryan, CEO of Cannakids, to discuss her work expanding research into the healing potential of cannabis and CBD.

January 14, 2020

Five Ways Middle Market Manufacturers Can Improve Performance and Profitability

I have identified five key areas that can be better managed and improved to increase business performance and profitability…

January 13, 2020

The USDA and Hemp: What Comes Next?

Department of Agriculture has officially declared hemp containing no more than .03 percent THC a legitimate crop…

December 22, 2019

Do Your Tax Strategies Need a Refresh?

Many tax payers faced some surprises when they filed for their 2018 income tax return because of extensive tax law changes that generally went into effect…

December 22, 2019

Make Cyber Security Awareness Your #1 New Year’s Resolution

The MGO Technology Group conducted a Cyber Security Survey with the League of California Cities Annual Conference attendees as well as with…

November 14, 2019

Variety's 2019 Business Managers Elite Edition

By supporting their clients’ fiscal health, MGO Partners Brandy Davis and John Blakeman were recently recognized by Variety as Business Managers Elite of 2019.

November 04, 2019

Cybersecurity Culture: Empowering Your Employees

Are your employees comfortable telling leadership about a potential problem at your company?

October 31, 2019

TAX ALERT: Details of California's "Wayfair" Nexus Law

California is one of several states now incorporating requirements for sale tax collection from online retailers located outside the state but delivering…

October 30, 2019

A Crash Course in Financial Literacy

Financial freedom takes time, patience, and just a little bit of know-how. Thus, MGO and Shondaland have teamed up to create an ongoing series on all-things…

October 17, 2019

Invaluable Insights in Las Vegas

MGO’s Rodrigo Macias, CFE, has been selected as a presenter at the IIA Gaming Conference…

October 16, 2019

Fast Answers on Opportunity Zone Incentives

Last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1 (“the Act”) created a federal capital gains tax deferral program through the opportunity zone statute, which is…