Accounting, Tax and Advisory Services for the Cannabis Industry
The legalization of cannabis in many states throughout the U.S. has created growth opportunities for business owners and investors. However, it is also a very challenging and ever-changing business and regulatory environment.
For any business, choosing the right accounting firm is an important step in maximizing profits and sustaining growth, and making the right decisions at the right time is critical. For cannabusinesses, choosing the right accounting firm can significantly impact your ability to grow and stay compliant. The importance of timing increases exponentially because legislation is constantly changing, operational challenges can arise when least expected, and the marketplace is ever evolving.
To assist you navigate this complex regulatory environment and remain up-to-date on the current federal and state laws and regulations, your accounting firm needs to be experienced in the cannabis industry. Your advisory firm needs to maintain the necessary records and issue the required reports to governments and agencies to prevent fines and penalties. Tarlow & Co. is that firm.
At Tarlow & Co., our CPAs and advisors guide cannabusinesses through a very challenging business and regulatory environment. Founded in 1940, Tarlow provides customized plans designed for each unique cannabusiness — whether you are applying for a license, are a current license holder, or are investing in the cannabis industry. Our solutions-oriented accounting, tax and advisory services, combined with our proficient and prompt client service, result in positive, long-term results for our clients. From minimizing the effects of IRS 280E, to inventory management, and preparing audited financial statements, our services address the industry’s most unique and ever-evolving issues.
With an exceptional reputation of providing high quality, value-added services, our cannabis professionals address the complexities of the cannabis industry. Our wide breadth of industry insight, combined with solid law firm and bank relationships, provides unique knowledge and solutions for your cannabusiness. We are well-respected by clients and business associates and provide our valued clients the full support they need.
Tarlow works with all types of organizations that provide legal recreational cannabis, medical marijuana, low-THC and high-CBD products, hemp farming, and ancillary services. We also regularly partner with law firms and tax attorneys to defend our clients against taxing authorities. Our professionals are retained as expert witnesses in tax and legal matters, and as advisors in mergers and acquisitions.
Our Accounting, Tax and Advisory Services for the Cannabis Industry include:
From preparing your books to implementing internal controls, we can help manage, and protect
Outsourced controllership and bookkeeping
Assistance with chart of accounts to maximize after tax income
Inventory controls and costing
Auditing and Financial Statements
Investors and regulatory agencies often require financial statements.
Audited financial statements
Reviewed financial statements
Compiled financial statements
We assist in cannabis business compliance with federal and state regulations.
Tax planning that addresses IRS 280E
Individual and business tax returns (federal and state)
State and local sales and use tax consulting
IRS and state audit representation
We provide a wide range of consulting services from minimizing the effects of IRS 280E to point-
IRS Code 280E mitigation consulting
Cash controls and processing procedures
Accounting software implementation, including enterprise resource planning systems