Addressing Business Disruptions for Cannabis & Hemp (COVID-19)

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Course Description

Cannabis may be “uniquely positioned to weather the storm” of COVID-19, as declared by the tax and data experts. The businesspeople, primarily owner/operators, investors and ancillary service providers should know that the experts label the cannabis industry “recession proof”.

In order to stay competitive and continue growing, cannabis and hemp companies have unique needs to address during times of business disruptions such as the current pandemic. During this webinar, Armanino’s cannabis and hemp focused experts will discuss how cannabis and hemp companies can benefit from the available government aid options, maintain productivity and adapt to changes. They will address the industry-specific technology needs through eligibility options around SBA loans for your company. 

Highlights of the webinar:

  • Examine SBA loans and the tax benefits available for both cannabis and hemp companies
  • Evaluate how to mitigate risk for your company
  • Assess your potential HR needs from furloughs to remote workforce enablement
  • Address how to future-proof your business through technology and collaboration tools

Webinar Qualifies for

  • 1 CPE credit of Specialized Knowledge for all CPAs
  • 1 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals/Bookkeepers/Accountants

Learning objectives

  • To identify various tax benefits available for both cannabis and hemp companies
  • To identify strategies to mitigate risk for your company
  • To recognize your potential HR needs from furloughs to remote workforce enablement
  • To recognize various challenges faced by Cannabis operators.

About Presenter

Mike leads Armanino's Cannabis Tax group. A tax professional since 1989, he has significant experience in federal, state and local tax from both an accounting and legal perspective. He spent time with multiple Big 4 firms, including serving in KPMG’s Washington National Tax Office, and has worked with cannabis companies both large and small in California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Colorado.

He advises cannabis clients on a broad range of issues that affect the space, including mergers and acquisitions, loan structuring, and funding mechanisms from venture capital, private equity and investment banking. Mike provides guidance on cannabis technology, manufacturing, transportation and retail issues, and literally wrote the book on Cannabis Taxation for Thompson Reuters.

He is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Cannabis Industry Association and the California Cannabis Association, which nominated him for their CPA of the Year award for 2019. He holds a B.S. in mathematics and psychology from the University of Alabama, a J.D. from Cumberland Law, and a Masters of Tax Law from Emory Law School.

Armanino LLP is a Top 25 CPA & Consulting firm in the nation, one of the "Best of the Best"​ accounting firms and a Best Places to Work, both nationally and regionally. We have a strong commitment to our communities and are a Green Certified business.

Armanino brings depth, expertise and value to its clients. We strive to be unique in the market by providing on-site partner involvement and deep industry expertise with a regional perspective for both private and public companies. We offer a high personal level of attention to our clients and strive to communicate on your business needs and provide proactive counsel throughout the year.

We are perfectly positioned to provide services to companies that are looking for an alternative to national or "Big Four"​ firms or outgrowing their local CPA. We have three departments consisting of Audit, Tax and Consulting that provide a complete array of traditional and non-traditional services.

FAQ

  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. CPE is issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
  • This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.
  • If you are Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) many of our courses qualifies for your verifiable CPD requirements you will get your certificate for the program. You can check a tab of “Webinar Qualifies for” for the same.However please do verify with respective regulatory body about the eligibility for the same.
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Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

Reviews

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    William Boucher , CPA
    Jun 29th 2020
    The course was very good and gave us a lot of information and a lot to think about. Cannabis, Hemp, CBD products, medicinal uses, these are all up and coming industries but completely new to banking, accounting, cost accounting, tracking seed to store.
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NIMESHKUMAR GANDHI , MBA
The presenters were very organized and thorough. They used the poll questions to learn about the attendees - a mature way to communicate. Thank you
JC
Jessica Carnell
This was an excellent and well-presented program by someone who is not only very knowledgeable about the subject but who can explain things very clearly. I've listened to hundreds of presentations over a 45+ year career and this one was extremely well done
KS
Kathryn Singer , EA
The speaker presented the complexities of the subject matter in a clear, digestible manner with energy and professionalism that I am grateful for. I have a lot to think about regarding my future professional endeavors.
YM
Yvonne Michelle , EA
Incredibly interesting and a bit overwhelming! This is a wonderful overview of all things to consider from bookkeeping and accounting to Legal and Tax, with the marketing element also highlighted.
CL
Cindy Lee , CPA
Great webinar. Highly engaging, informative, and well-paced. The presenters were awesome! Thank you for providing clarity in a grey-matter area.

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  • Cost FREE
  • CPE Credits 1
  • Subject Area Specialized Knowledge
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Who should attend? Accountant CFO/Controller Business Owner CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm Accounting Firm Young CPA CPA in Business Entrepreneurial CPA Tax Accountant (Industry) Accounting Practice Owners Finance Director VP Accounts Accounts Director VP Finance Accounting Managers Staff of Accounting Firm
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