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.

CANNABIS AND CEQA

CANNABIS AND CEQA

On August 19, 2019, the Supreme Court of California issued a unanimous opinion in Union of Medical Marijuana Patients, Inc ...
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LARIBA: Sharia Finance

LARIBA: Sharia Finance

Jordan follows up his Cannabis & Sharia Law Article of a couple of weeks ago with this piece. He writes, ...
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Party Bus Insanity & Wrap Up Of Other Current Californian Issues

Party Bus Insanity & Wrap Up Of Other Current Californian Issues

Jordan rounds up some of the issues that are concentrating the minds of those in the state's cannabis sector ...
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Blowing Smoke, California's Regulated Market & California's Black Market

Blowing Smoke, California’s Regulated Market & California’s Black Market

We were prompted to write this article by the five items identified by California NORML in its news of the ...
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IRS Updates CTR Exams

IRS Updates CTR Exams

IRS Updates CTR Exams – While we do a very significant amount of writing for our clients, partners, friends and ...
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Illinois: IDPH making effort to get it right on medical cannabis

Illinois: IDPH making effort to get it right on medical cannabis

IDPH Making Effort – we are somewhat pleasantly SHOCKED and SURPRISED that the Illinois Dept. of Public Health in particular, and State ...
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Cannabis-Sharia-Finance: Sharia, Islamic Law and Narcotics or Psychoactive Drugs

Cannabis-Sharia-Finance: Sharia, Islamic Law and Narcotics or Psychoactive Drugs

Under Sharia, it is permissible to use marijuana for medical purposes under the “Doctrine of necessity,” one of the Islamic ...
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CA: DOJ Medical Cannabis

CA: DOJ Medical Cannabis

CA DOJ Medical Cannabis Rule Summary -The 16-page document from Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s office is “a good, solid first ...
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CCAs CREATE PROFITS

CCAs CREATE PROFITS

On August 6th we published an article that illustrated the savings for consumers and additional profits for cultivators that could ...
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CCA's Beat Underground

CCA’s Beat Underground

We decided to illustrate the financial efficiency of moving cannabis from cultivator to consumer through a fully integrated CCA for ...
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Transactions Involving Changes in Ownership, Financial Interests and Entities

Transactions Involving Changes in Ownership, Financial Interests and Entities

We ran across an article by Hilary Bricken, Esq. entitled "Welcome to the Jungle: Changes in Ownership, Financial Interests, and ...
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BCC =  INEPTITUDE = CHAOS

BCC = INEPTITUDE = CHAOS

On July 17, 2019, we described five critical changes the Bureau of Cannabis Control (“BCC”) must immediately cause to be ...
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