California Business Developers (CBD)

CBD is a practice area of Andersen CPA drawing on 48 years of tax, accounting, and business consulting experience. We provide tax and accounting services as well as accounting systems consulting to the Legal Cannabis industry.

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Sales, Use, Excise Tax Return Prep

Cannabis industry-specific preparation and filing of the CDTFA Sale, Use, and Excise tax return.

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Municipal “CannaTax” Permit Preparation

Municipal Tax Planning and Preparation for municipal jurisdiction tax registration certificates and licenses.

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Business Tax Planning/Preparation

Business Tax Planning and Preparation for all business entity types, with a special emphasis in IRS Code section 280E compliant business tax returns.

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Outsourced Accounting and Bookkeeping

CBD offers business clients industry-specific outsourced accounting and bookkeeping services. This includes bank account reconciliations, and providing monthly and trend financial statements.

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Cannabis Business Software Consulting

CBD provides CannaBusinesses with consulting and project management implementing business management software solutions to manage: – Point-of-Sale – Seed-to-Sale – Inventory Control – Accounting

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Individual Tax Planning/Preparation

Tax planning and preparation services for: Dispensary Staff – Intake, Budtenders, Managers – Distributors – Vendors – Logistics – Cultivators – Extractors – Edible Manufacturers – Lenders/Investors


NBI: Marijuana Business Operations

Marijuana Business Operations: Learn How to Effectively Own and Operate a Marijuana Business Wednesday, July 17, 2019 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM A National Business Institute™ Seminar Program Description Register Now The legalization of marijuana has created a multitude of...

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California Excise Taxes on Cannabis

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Authored by California Business Developers; Posted on BiotrackTHC March 21, 2018… When it comes to taxing cannabis and cannabis products in California, businesses will be required to add both excise and sales tax to the cost of their products in...

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