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Going Public in Canada

What You Need to Know To Go Public in Canada Denied access to many fund-raising avenues, US-based cannabis businesses are going public in Canada to generate the capital that fuels…

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TAX ALERT: Businesses can Continue to Deduct 50% of Client Meals

Last year’s tax overhaul via the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1 (“the Act”) made cuts to write-offs and benefits for businesses. A significant change was made in terms…

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Seeking Capital in Canada: Why US Cannabis Businesses are Going Public in Canada

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2018 has been a landmark year for the cannabis industry in many ways. Not only did California’s legal market open on 1/1/2018, but Canada is soon to become the largest…

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TAX ALERT: Feds Move to Block SALT Deduction Workarounds

One of the most significant, and controversial changes affecting individual tax returns in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1 (“the Act”) is the provision limiting the deductibility of…

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TAX ALERT: How Tax Reform Affects UBI Calculation for Tax-Exempt Organizations

The recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (P.L. 115-97), effective for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017, has garnered much attention for its individual- and business-focused provisions, but it…

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MGO Selected as Consultants for the Defense Innovation Voucher Program

If you are a small defense contractor based in San Diego County who is pursuing new commercial markets or looking to diversify your government contracts, then please check out the…

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July Packaging & Testing Deadline: How Cannabis Businesses are Complying with California Requirements

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"The transition period in the licensing authorities’ regulations allowing exceptions from specific regulatory provisions ends on June 30, 2018. Beginning July 1, 2018, cannabis goods must meet all statutory and…

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Cannabis Tax & Payment Guide for California

Critical Information for Paying Cannabis Taxes in California Now that the legal adult-use cannabis market in California is open, cannabis business owners and operators are currently navigating a complex system…

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Government Contractor News Update – March 2018

Every month MGO’s Government Contractor practice provides this round-up of important news and information affecting the Government Contracting industry. #1: Unbalanced Pricing Case Study Unbalanced pricing exists where the bid…

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The Solution to California’s Cannabis Cash Problem

MGO’s innovative solution to the main banking issues Government Agencies and Cannabis Businesses are facing in California starting January 1st. Recently, the California State Treasurer’s Cannabis Banking Working Group (CBWG)…

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