Mendocino County officials recently announced that “per revisions recently adopted to Mendocino County Cannabis Business Tax, Chapter 6.32, Section 6.32.050 effective April 28, 2023, cannabis cultivators and nursery operators engaged in business in the unincorporated area of the County shall pay a reduced cannabis business tax of one and one quarter percent (1.25%) for tax years 2023 and 2024.”

Also in the press release, officials noted that “this tax reduction pertains to quarters one (1) through four (4) and/or true-up minimum tax due for tax years 2023 and 2024 for Nursery and Cultivation Operations ONLY. All other cannabis commercial business operations tax is stayed at a flat rate of two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) per calendar year for Distributor, Manufacturer, Processor, Testing Laboratory and Transporter and five percent (5%) for Cannabis Dispensaries.”

Finally, officials noted: “Any payment made at the counter prior to the effective date will be held to be applied to the appropriate quarter after April 27, 2023.”

For more information, contact the Tax Collector at 707-234-6848.