aBIZinaBOX Inc. and Jordan S. Zoot

Jordan S. Zoot, CPA is the Managing Director -CEO of Oakland based aBIZinaBOX Inc. CPA’s with offices in NYC & Chicago . Previously an Arthur Andersen Tax Partner Jordan has over 18 years’ experience working with the legal cannabis industry in California and thirty-eight years in public accounting.

Mr. Zoot is licensed as a CPA in CA, FL, IL, NY, and TX. He has a national reputation of technical and transactional taxation of pass-thru entities [Partnerships, LLC’s and S Corporations], private equity and alternative asset funds primarily in distressed mortgages and assets, professional services, real estate, and venture-funded tech start-ups.

California: Cannabis Vs Taxes

California: Cannabis Vs Taxes

Everyone wants to avoid paying taxes. All voters want to avoid paying taxes. Politicians are regularly elected based on promises ...
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California:  Cannabis Client Due Diligence and Corporate Tax Return Preparation

California: Cannabis Client Due Diligence and Corporate Tax Return Preparation

We usually write articles about concepts relating to financial management, especially with respect to tax management. Articles based on abstract ...
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Rookie Mistake

Rookie Mistake

We have reviewed articles in several publications that describe the Ninth Circuit’s affirmation of Decisions of the United States Tax ...
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Rebooting Cannabis In California

Rebooting Cannabis In California

The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury issued its 2019-2020 Final Report on June 30, 2020. The last section of this ...
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Smart People - Bad Decisions !

Smart People – Bad Decisions !

Why is California’s cannabis industry in a state of chaos 2+ years after adult-use sales of cannabis were legalized?  Why ...
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Response To Katherine Allen's Letter To Editor Re Our Article, “A Biz In A Box – Article 2/4: 280E – Not A Problem !”

Response To Katherine Allen’s Letter To Editor Re Our Article, “A Biz In A Box – Article 2/4: 280E – Not A Problem !”

Jordan Zoot & Bill Taggart write in response to Katherine's letter of  9 June 2020 See letter at https://cannabislaw.report/letter-to-the-editor-response-to-article-a-biz-in-a-box-article-2-4-280e-not-a-problem/ Katherine, ...
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Harbourside's New Lawyers

Harbourside’s New Lawyers

While we stand behind our criticism of Harborside’s original tax counsel, Harborside has made a grievous error in changing counsel.  ...
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Salvaging Equity Programs

Salvaging Equity Programs

Salvaging Equity Programs - this is our fourth article relating to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the cannabis ...
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Cannabis Tax Management

Cannabis Tax Management

This article is the third of four articles that were prompted by the COVID-19 induced depression's acceleration of the collapse ...
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280E - Not A Problem !

280E – Not A Problem !

We have published a number of articles over the past two years that explained how the impact of taxes on ...
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Cannabis California & Covid-19

Cannabis California & Covid-19

This is the first of four articles we have been writing while sheltering-in-place. This first article summarizes our views on ...
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Surviving Legislation

Surviving Legislation

We were prompted to write this note by the article "Cannabis Regulation: The Struggle of Small Farmers," written by Lance ...
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