Tag: Tax Code


Cannabis Businesses Could Save Millions In Taxes Depending On The Outcome Of A California Dispensary’s Federal Appeals Court Case


Amicus briefs filed this week in a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals tax case signaled the intense interest the cannabis industry has in the IRS tax burden exacted on dispensaries and related marijuana businesses the feds consider illegal. Indeed, lawyers for California-based dispensary Harborside want nothing less than to declare Section 280E of the U.S. Tax Code unconstitutional. And they made that point clear in their brief filed May 26, which focused on Section…