CCT CET: Responsible Persons, “Collection & Remittance of Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”] & Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”]

Cannabis Law Report

The weakness relates to the collection and remittance of Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”] and Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”]. When the Distributor role was created, the California Legislature decided to place the majority of the collection and remittance responsibility on it [1].

California: Collecting, Reporting and Remitting Tax for Dispensaries

Cannabis Law Report

As we noted in an earlier Post, we have not yet seen a copy of a receipt issued by a California cannabis dispensary to a cannabis consumer in which it appeared to us that the dispensary “Got it Right” in connection with the collection of taxes. Authored By: Jordan S.

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Dead, Alive, Comatose. Are medical cannabis collectives dead or alive? 

Cannabis Law Report

DEAD – ALIVE – COMATOSE – Are medical cannabis collectives dead or alive? What about adult-use cannabis collectives and cooperatives? Medical collectives and cooperatives were spawned by the passage of Proposition 215 in 1996.

California: CCT and CET Collection Mechanics: “CDTFA failed abysmally to inform and educate the entire group – cultivators, distributors, and manufacturers, regarding the record-keeping responsibilities relating to CCT.”

Cannabis Law Report

We are publishing this Post as the foundation for a series of at least three Posts in which we will suggest best practices in the financial record-keeping for cultivators, distributors, and dispensaries [2]. The taxes are collected from different taxpayers.

California Cannabis: Napa County Headed for a Cultivation Compromise?

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis cultivation and the means for regulating it have been contentious topics in Napa County for some time now. Following collection of those signatures, the County Board of Supervisors took up the issue on July 23 rd.

Finnish Cannabis Association Collecting Signatures To Get Referendum On Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Law Report

The Finnish Cannabis Association has launched an information campaign on the benefits of the plant, as well as a citizen referendum to decriminalize the personal use, possession and small-scale cultivation of cannabis, and to allow Cannabis clubs.

B.C. cannabis co-op hopes to become largest collective producer in the world: organizer

MedicalMarijuana.ca

In rules that changed in late 2018, Health Canada opened up licensing to micro cultivators: a grower who has less than 200 sq. David Hurford estimates there are upwards of 6,000 small cannabis producers in B.C. that are licensed by Health Canada to produce medical marijuana, which is more than a quarter of the entire 20,000 he said exist across Canada.

Best practices relating to Cannabis Cultivation Tax (“CCT”).

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Tax collections did not meet projections. There are multiple reasons California’s Cannabis Tax collections did not meet projections. This Post addresses best practices relating to Cannabis Cultivation Tax (“CCT”). .

Canna Law Blog: California Cannabis: Napa County Headed for a Cultivation Compromise?

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis cultivation and the means for regulating it have been contentious topics in Napa County for some time now. Following collection of those signatures, the County Board of Supervisors took up the issue on July 23 rd.

New Frontier Data Publish Report: Zimbabwe’s Emerging Hemp Cultivation Market

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp cultivation, especially given the explosive demand arising from neighboring European nations, presents a unique opportunity to Zimbabwe and other African nations well positioned to meet such demand cheaper, and possibly faster, than current suppliers from Canada and Latin America.”.

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California: Cannabis Cultivation Tax (“CCT”) and Cannabis Excise Tax (“CET”) Fixing The Shortfall

Cannabis Law Report

This Post suggests some specific changes relating to the reporting and collection of Cannabis Cultivation Tax (“CCT”) and Cannabis Excise Tax (“CET”). Many cultivators have continued struggling to cope with the regulatory labyrinth California created.

CA: Bonta’s Attempt To Lower Sales Tax & Suspend Cultivation Taxes Doesn’t Clear Committee

Cannabis Law Report

KTVU Fox News reports… A group of state lawmakers, led by Democrat Assemblyman Rob Bonta, had hoped to temporarily lower the sales tax to 11% and suspend the cultivation taxes for 2 1/2 years to help retailers compete with prices on the black market.

’Woman with the Golden Touch’: Esteemed Businesswoman, Community Leader Gina Champion-Cain Delves into Wellness with Cultivate CBD Health Enhancement Products

Canna Newswire

In 2018 she added ‘CBD wellness product curator’ to her long list of accomplishments with the launch of Cultivate ( www.livecultivate.com ), a premium collection of THC-Free full spectrum oil sourced from organic hemp, rich in phytocannabinoids that promote everyday health, naturally.

Cannabis Use in the NFL – Will Policies Change?

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

That stands to change, though, with the renegotiation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement – a labor agreement between the NFL team owners and the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) – which expires after the 2020 season.

Chinese-Funded Covert Cannabis Cultivation Leads to Three Los Angeles Marijuana Arrests

Marijuana Lawyer Blog

The marijuana harvested from the plants grown at these covert cultivation sites was processed and then sold on the black market to buyers in both California and Nevada. More Blog Entries: Report: Most California Cities Bar Cannabis Cultivation, Sale (And How We Can Help) , Feb.

California: aBIZinaBOX Inc Publish Open Letter Addressing , “Second discussion paper on proposed amendments to Regulation 3700, Cannabis Excise and Cultivation Taxes”

Cannabis Law Report

We have had extensive contact and discussions with a number of CDTFA attorneys and analysts in connection with Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”], Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”], registration of Cannabis Cooperative Associations [“CCA’s], and other complex topics over the past year. [1]

Do Cannabis Consumers Actually Know What They’re Buying?

Canna Newswire

Supporting Regenerative Cultivation, Whole Plant Intelligence and Organic Ingredients; Weeding Out Distillate, Isolate, Hydrocarbons, Petrochemicals and Artificial Ingredients. CULTIVATORS RECREATIONAL CANNABIS RETAIL & ECOMMERCE

Cannabis Cultivation: 9 Advice Points No One Will Tell You

Otherside Farms

Cannabis cultivation has emerged as one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Whether you’re cultivating for personal recreational use, medicinal purposes, or for a business endeavor like a dispensary, growing weed is more popular than ever.

Brothers (and Sisters) in Farms: The Pros and Cons of Joining a California Cannabis Cultivation Cooperative

Canna Law Blog

Our firm’s cannabis practice group represents licensed cannabis cultivators of all sizes, ranging from the small artisanal grower to the medium/large farm with a country farmhouse to the mega farm jumbo operation. California cannabis cooperatives are still going strong.

Back to the BRC: “The ability to tax cannabis is one of the main political reasons given to support recreational legalization. A successful tax system will need to raise money to pay for increased education, public health and enforcement costs associated with marijuana cultivation and use.”

Cannabis Law Report

A successful tax system will need to raise money to pay for increased education, public health and enforcement costs associated with marijuana cultivation and use.” This results in two negative effects: lower actual tax collections, and a continued illicit market.

Clever Leaves Receives Authorization to Begin Preliminary Cultivation Operations in Portugal

Cannabis Law Report

Pre-license for cultivation of medical cannabis allows import and cultivation of cannabis genetics. The pre-license evidences that the company has met INFARMED’s requirements to begin preliminary operations, including importation of cannabis genetics and their cultivation.

California Cannabis Taxes: Missing or Uncollected ?

Cannabis Law Report

CDTFA bears both primary responsibility and substantial responsibility for the projected shortfall in the projected tax collections from cannabis! To the extent cannabis taxes have become due and owing but were not collected, CDTFA bears primary responsibility for the failure to collect.

BREAKING: Newsom Proposes California Cannabis Regulatory Consolidation

Canna Law Blog

The state intends to change the point of collection for various cannabis taxes. Under this plan, the first distributor in the chain of distributors would be responsible for remitting the cultivation tax, and retailers would be responsible for remitting the excise tax.

Long Beach Lowers Cannabis Taxes

Canna Newswire

February 17, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – The Long Beach Collective Association (“ LBCA ”), cannabis business owners, policy advocates, patients, consumers, and city officials came together to support the city’s legal cannabis business community, lower taxes, and fight the illegal market.

Medical CCAs 101 (Cannabis Cooperative Associations)

Cannabis Law Report

On August 6 th we published an article that described the financial benefits of the use of a properly organized Cannabis Cooperative Association (“CCA”) to move cannabis as adult-use flower from cultivator to consumer. The $40 sale price includes the taxes collected from consumers.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Nebraska

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Why Legal Marijuana Does Not End The Illegal Market

MJ Business Attorneys

In May of this year, authorities conducted what they describe as the largest collective marijuana bust in Colorado’s history, seizing over 80,000 plants and making 42 arrests.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: California

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. Hemp Cultivation.

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Cannabis Sustainability: GACP and GMP

Cannabis Law Report

The lack of sustainability, vast amounts of water and electricity necessary for cultivation is the elephant in the room of any smoke session. Somerset answers first on cannabis agriculture and farming, specifically: Types of Cultivation.

The Key to Success for California Cannabis Businesses – Managing Tax Liabilities

Cannabis Law Report

Do not stop reading this article based on the premise the above statement does not apply to you because you are a well-established cultivator and the bulk of the taxes on cannabis apply to dispensaries and distributors. Taxes impact the amount a cultivator will receive.

Free Advice

Cannabis Law Report

We are appalled when we see that taxes are not being collected because tax laws are not effectively administered. California spends the tax money that it plans to collect. We thought CCAs should be licensed by CalCannabis as a cooperative consisting of cannabis cultivators.

Medical CCA’s (Cannabis Cooperative Association) 201

Cannabis Law Report

This is the last of the four articles we decided to publish to illustrate the savings for consumers, and additional profits for cultivators, that can be produced through the use of a properly organized Cannabis Cooperative Association (“CCA”). California collects all of the taxes it is owed.

Dispensaries Plan To Open Soon Despite Medical Marijuana Mess In Missouri

MedicalJane

Last month, Sarcoxie Nursery Cultivation Center and related entities filed a lawsuit against the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and several of its directors, seeking a temporary restraining order against several functions of the licensing program.

National Hemp Association Chairman Aims to Build Out U.S. Hemp Supply Chain

Cannabis Law Report

With the establishment of Collective Growth Corp., It’s a dream that may soon be realized by Collective Growth Corp., Collective Growth Corp. Whaling tells Hemp Grower the idea behind Collective Growth Corp. Collective Growth Corp. Collective Growth Corp.

Initiative to legalize medical marijuana in Idaho clears

Cannabis Law Report

Idaho News 2 reports on the very beginning in the state……Proponents of a new medical marijuana initiative in Idaho have been cleared to begin collecting signatures. The measure has to collect 55,067 signatures from registered voters to qualify for the ballot.

CPA Green Growth Latest CA Updates

Cannabis Law Report

Cotati: RFPs for cultivation, manufacturing, and testing are being accepted now. San Luis Obispo County: County Tax Collector is currently collecting taxes from cannabis business that may or may not have a county business license. Here’s their latest update.

Washington DC Mayor Introduces “Safe Cannabis Sales Act of 2019”

Cannabis Law Report

“We want to be able to regulate, we want to be able to make sure we are collecting our fair share in taxes, we want to invest those taxes in ways that affect communities that have been disproportionately affected, and we want to train and hire D.C.