Cannabis Knowledge & Insights

Does 280E Apply to State-Licensed Cannabis Businesses?

Cannabis is a Schedule 1 controlled substance and that makes cannabis businesses subject to IRC 280e.  

But does 280e apply to legal cannabis businesses and how do they try to protect themselves in an IRS audit situation?

Those are two great questions and a new tax court ruling that came out in October 2019 gives some guidance as to where the tax courts stand on this.

In this episode, we will explore:

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