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.

Wake Up California !

Wake Up California !

WAKE UP CALIFORNIA!, On February 14th the Los Angeles Times published an article by Joe Mozingo entitled “Cannabis Farm Was ...
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California Regulated Cannabis: Reboot in 2020!!

California Regulated Cannabis: Reboot in 2020!!

The merriment of the holiday season has not overtaken California’s cannabis industry as 2019 comes to a close. The Legislature, ...
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Crapo. Grinch Or Politician ?

Crapo. Grinch Or Politician ?

We are busy with a cross-country relocation, but we nevertheless felt compelled to make a quick comment in response to ...
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Cannabis Business Tax Advisory ...aBIZinaBOX Goes West. Oakland To Be Exact

Cannabis Business Tax Advisory …aBIZinaBOX Goes West. Oakland To Be Exact

aBIZinaBOX Moves West . We have been a bit quiet the past couple of weeks and with good reason. We ...
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Greed & Cannabis

Greed & Cannabis

Our interest in California's cannabis industry extends far beyond taxes. We have a substantial personal and historical perspective relating to ...
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Proposition 215 Conversions: Read the law! The California Legislature anticipated this problem

Proposition 215 Conversions: Read the law! The California Legislature anticipated this problem

A few days ago, we published a short note that described how a Cannabis Cooperative Association (“CCA”) could be utilized ...
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Cannabis: Corporate Transparency Update (HR 2513)

Cannabis: Corporate Transparency Update (HR 2513)

Corporate Transparency Update. The focus of this column has been on the legal cannabis industry in California. However, many of ...
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Harborside & Nor Cal Opinions. Dispensaries, Don't Despair. There Are Solutions

Harborside & Nor Cal Opinions. Dispensaries, Don’t Despair. There Are Solutions

The recent Tax Court decision in Northern California Small Business Assistants Inc. v. Commissioner [“Nor Cal”][1] made what is perhaps ...
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An Elegant Solution: CCA structure  provides an elegant solution to recent tax court decisions

An Elegant Solution: CCA structure provides an elegant solution to recent tax court decisions

An Elegant Solution - we are writing this article for the cannabis cultivators of the Emerald Triangle as well as ...
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IRC Sec. 280E Insanity

IRC Sec. 280E Insanity

The two Harborside cases created an opportunity for analysis and a solid foundation for tax planning going forward for the ...
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Major Cannabis Tremors

Major Cannabis Tremors

October 17th is remembered by many Californians as the anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. Both the San Francisco Bay ...
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Tax Court’s decision in Harborside A Big Challenge For CA Cannabis Dispensaries

Tax Court’s decision in Harborside A Big Challenge For CA Cannabis Dispensaries

We once again visit the Tax Court’s decision in Harborside[1]. This time we will focus on statements made to the ...
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