“Ordinary and reasonable” expenses for MJ business owners are anything but that, since businesses engaged in the sale of marijuana are considered to be “trafficking in drugs” since the 1982 federal law was passed and is enforced by the IRS.

There is some guidance about how MJ businesses can deduct expenses for some items, but recent tax court cases complicate this guidance.


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  • Business Tax preparation and planning
  • Succession Planning
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Inventory and control
  • Business consulting
  • Federal and State Tax compliance
  • IRS Representation

Stephanie is an enrolled agent who is admitted by the US Treasury to represent clients in every US State. She has a Master’s in Taxation from Bentley University, and is a Fellow with the National Tax Practitioner’s Institute. She has extensive experience in owning and operating businesses across the country and enjoys partnering with her clients to help them succeed.

Reach out to Stephanie today at stephanie@livgardet.com to discuss your business attributes and schedule an introductory meeting.

Why choose livgardet llc?

livgardet llc’s principal is admitted by the US Treasury Department to practice in every State. We maintain the highest professional standards and stress quality and dedication in every aspect of our business.

Can livgardet llc assist me in obtaining a cannabis license?

livgardet llc suggests you contact your state for their licensing requirements.

What does livgardet llc’s charge?

livgardet llc offers many different services and our pricing is determined based upon the services each client requires. We offer a free initial consultation (up to one hour).

What kind of services does livgardet llc provide?

livgardet llc works closely with a wide array of professionals to offer cannabis, marijuana, hemp, and cbd business owners a full range of services from inception to exit strategies including:

  • Entity Selection
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Tax planning
  • Federal and State tax compliance (including sales and use tax)
  • IRS Representation
  • Inventory and control
  • Succession planning

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