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The industry is rapidly growing, where do you fit in?

  • Massive Growth

    The worldwide market is forecasted to be more than 42 Billion by 2024. 67% of Americans are in support of legalization and thousands of professionals are jumping into the industry.

  • Unparalleled Opportunity

    The emerging industries have tremendous opportunities for advancements in science, sustainability, wellness, advocacy, social change, career fulfillment, and wealth building.

  • A solution and Revolution

    The plant is saving lives and helps solve some of the world's problems. From better wellness and health options to providing cities and states with more tax revenue and social justice reform.

It's hard to operate a profitable and compliant cannabis business.

Operating in the Cannabis Industry is like no other industry. It requires strong organization, solid accounting, and a firm grasp of cannabis compliance. Hundreds of businesses go out of business each year because they don’t have solid accounting or compliance practices.

Cannabis businesses need accountants

Let's face it. A highly regulated, emerging industry, high growth, high taxes, and it's still not federally legal. In such a nascent and emerging industry, cannabis businesses need highly skilled accountants to help them plan, grow and scale.  


Whether it's tax planning, capital raises, daily bookkeeping, or financial oversight, your cannabis business will need a skilled accountant.  



Cannabis Accounting is Different

In an industry that was underground for so many years, many legacy cannabis businesses did not keep books and records. With regulation, all of that has changed. Good accounting is the foundation to building a profitable cannabis business.

  • Cannabis Business have different federal tax obligations (IRC 280e)

  • Cannabis businesses pay state and Local Cannabis Taxes

  • Most cannabis work in all cash and have IRS reporting requirements

  • Cost Accounting is a pillar for cannabis cultivators and manufacturers

  • Cannabis businesses need good inventory management systems and practices

  • Cannabis businesses need good financial Controls

  • Cannabis business are required to track all cannabis on the seed to sale tracking systems

Download the Guide

Learn what it takes to get started in the cannabis industry as an accountant. This guide will teach you about the cannabis ecosystem, the risks and rewards of working in cannabis, and actionable steps that you can take to get started.

Hi, I'm Simone Cimiluca-Radzins, CPA

I'm here to give you the roadmap to getting started in cannabis

Thanks for dropping by CBM! If you're new to cannabis and hemp or looking to brush up on your accounting and compliance skills you are in the right place. I've been working in Cannabis since 2015, have written a book on IRC 280e, helped entrepreneurs raise capital and improved operations for hundreds of business owners. I've created this online training to help you access the knowledge to build a profitable cannabis business.