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When you have been doing business outside the law for 50 years, it is difficult to go straight even if it is made easy for you. Five cannabis dispensaries in Northern California were recently shut down because they were suspected of laundering money, evading taxes and failing to carry workers compensation insurance. They are also suspected of illegal cultivation and distribution of cannabis . This happened in Santa Cruz County, a land that has long 
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Taxes and Cannabis Sales   Every tax season you should get down on your knees and thank the god of cannabis for making state coffers so needy for money. Don’t fool yourself, tax revenues are what cannabis legalization is all about. That is precisely why you should pay very close attention to all the many rules regarding taxation for pot growers, weed distributors, and cannabis dispensaries.   If you are in California you should keep 
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SACRAMENTO – The California Senate is backing a 15 percent sales tax for medical marijuana. State officials estimate the bill approved Wednesday would raise about $250 million per year, much of it for state parks, drug treatment programs and the state general fund. Democratic Sen. Mike McGuire of Healdsburg says his bill will also generate money to help local governments manage marijuana-related problems. Senators approved SB987 on a 27-9 vote, sending it to the state 
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Before I get to my business intel, you should know that the personal tax world was roiling late last week over some fraud detected from within TurboTax. Here is the story: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2015/02/06/turbotax-temporarily-halts-e-filing-in-all-states-amid-fraud-concerns/ Essentially, the makers of the software detected a level of fraud occurring in state tax return submissions that made them decide to completely shut down submission of those returns for a period of time. Eventually, they determined that the apparent source of the fraud was outside 
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COLORADO TAXES | AUG 5, 2011 | Medical Marijuana as Medicine and Non-Taxable | On Tuesday, despite evidence that the tax could yield tens of thousands of dollars in revenues annually, the council decided to leave it off the ballot. - Council member Bob Saunders said that since the town doesn’t have an excise tax on pharmaceuticals, he doesn’t see why it would tax medical marijuana.
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