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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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Banking Access Strategies for Cannabis-Related Businesses

A ROADMAP FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES On November 7th, California State Treasurer’s Cannabis Banking Working Group issued a report outlining strategies for government agencies to address banking issues related to the…

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What you need to know about Prop 64

FAST FACTS FOR MUNICIPAL EXECUTIVES By Scott Johnson, CPA, CGMA Partner, State & Local Government, Advisory Services Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP (MGO) CPAs & Advisors Now that voters have…

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The Dodd-Frank Act – What Is It, How Does It Impact Municipalities?

What Has Happened Since The Law Went Into Effect? By Scott Johnson, CPA, CGMA Partner, State & Local Government, Advisory Services Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP (MGO) CPAs & Advisors…

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Municipal Marijuana Tax, Advisory and Compliance Solutions

There are few issues facing municipal executives today more challenging than the emerging medical and recreational marijuana industry.   While some sources estimate that legalized cannabis in California could generate over…

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A Fiscal Lighthouse for Government Sustainability

By Scott P. Johnson - Partner, MGO Advisory Services A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and…

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