Washington Policy analyst, Jim Wiesemeyer, has covered elections ever since the Carter/Reagan election in 1980 when he interviewed both candidates. Since that election, he looks at key topics that help predict votes for the White House, Senate, and House contests and what the outcomes will mean for the economy and ag policy issues including farm and food, trade, energy (climate change, biofuels), and taxes.
Provide an overview of accounting and tax issues unique to the industry. Given inclusion of practioners and if that is our focus, this session would ID 8-10 accounting and tax issues that are uniquely impactful to the industry compared to others and would explain how to shift into the mindset of the cannabis CPA.
The Cannabis industry is a highly regulated state-legal system that presents challenges in all aspects of accounting. Understand typical regulatory structures, challenges, and unique issues presented by the regulatory environment as it pertains to cannabis accounting and consulting services to include seed to sale tracking systems, internal controls, and how to navigate these waters
This panel will feature practioners and accountants in industry and will give you a unique perspective on what the challenges of working in industry present. Learn why the practioners chose cannabis, what they have learned, and takeaways related to your journey into cannabis accounting
An economic outlook covering inflation, interest rates, agricultural commodity markets, input costs, and the impacts on the agricultural economy.
In this session, we will discuss the various roles, responsibilities, techniques, and biggest hurdles in supporting cannabis organizations for most verticals.
Working with a Federally illegal industry presents unique challenges. Learn about risk mitigation strategies including client acceptance best practices, ethical challenges in serving cannabis clients, insurance considerations, client disengagement procedures, and other stories from the trenches
A reliable, stable and legal workforce is essential to America’s specialty crop producers. This rings especially true for California agriculture, which accounts for a third of the nation’s vegetables and two-thirds of its fruits and nuts, as well as a diversity of other foods. This agricultural labor update will delve into the increasing pressures and costs farmers and ranchers are facing related to finding skilled and available employees.
In this session you will revisit things you wish you never skipped over in college. Learn about full absorption cost accounting, cost accounting techniques, the application of code section 471 and what challenges exist in standing up to IRS scrutiny.
In this session you will learn about technology platforms available to industry participants and those used by practioners in the cannabis industry to POS and accounting systems.