Taxation of the Cannabis Industry (scheduled)

  • Credits: 2
  • Format: Scheduled Webinar
  • Field of Study: Federal Tax Law
  • Author/Speaker: Mary-Jane Hourani 
Course ID: Advanced Preparation: Experience Level:
EWTFM-T-01758-21-O | 6233-CE-0482 None Overview
Published Date: Program Prerequisites: Other Course Formats:
© July 2021 Basic Understanding of Taxation Self-Study | Video | Audio | OnDemand Webinar


This course will discuss the taxation of Medical and Recreational Marijuana as well as Industrial Hemp. We will look at the limitations imposed by I.R.C. §280E and navigate through the Cost of Goods, cost allocations, and inventory. Also discussed will be relevant Federal Case Law and some new legislative efforts affecting the industry.

This course will discuss the taxation of the Cannabis Industry and provide a general overview of relevant Internal Revenue Code (I.R.C.) sections, Chief Counsel guidance, and pertinent Court Cases.

Topics include:
  • Historical view of U.S. Taxation
  • Distinguish between Industrial Hemp and Marijuana
  • Review Income as defined by the I.R.C.
  • Apply restrictions and limitations of §280E
  • Examine the state marijuana laws
  • Discuss the challenges of cash-intensive business
  • Analyze Federal Court Case

Who Should Attend:
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
  • Enrolled Agents (EAs)
  • Tax Return Preparers (TRPs)

Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorship’s: