Denver, CO – January 27, 2020 – Greenspoon Marder partners Rachel Gillette and James Mann will be featured speakers on the AICPA Webcast “ The Cannabis Industry: Taxes, IRS Audits and Sec. 280E” on January 27 th. Key topics will include internal revenue code Section 280E, Taxes and IRS audits on the cannabis industry, and both past and present court cases involving the cannabis industry. The webcast will benefit CPAs, attorneys, and consultants serving clients in the cannabis industry. AICPA is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession.
Rachel Gillette is among the first attorneys in the nation to dedicate her practice to the cannabis industry. Since 2010, Ms. Gillette has helped licensed cannabis and hemp businesses with licensing, permitting and regulatory compliance, business law and transactions, contract drafting and review, tax litigation, corporate formation, and other tax matters, including audit representation. She works with startups and entrepreneurs, investors, and ancillary industry businesses to help develop the cannabis innovation ecosystem, and is a zealous advocate for the industry.
James B. Mann is one of the leading cannabis tax attorneys in the US. He is representing the famous Harborside dispensary before the 9
th Circuit, the cannabis tax case that is widely regarded as the most currently significant tax dispute in the industry. He also advises a wide range of cannabis companies on tax matters. Mr. Mann also has over 25 years of experience serving as a trusted advisor to a broad range of stakeholders in the energy and financial services industries.