Taxes

7:37am

Tue April 15, 2014

For The Marijuana Biz, It's Happy Tax Day Too

Lead in text: 
There's more than one day in April that the legal marijuana biz has to pay attention to now. On April 15, they've got a tax bill due just like the rest of us.
Source: Marketplace · Via: Grace Hood
"The cruel irony behind this is that illegal drug dealers almost never even file income taxes," says Aaron Smith with the National Cannabis Industry Association. "So this provision really only affects the legitimate state-licensed marijuana providers."

10:19am

Sat March 22, 2014
Marijuana

Legal Pot Acceptance Growing In Colorado

Tax revenue from Colorado marijuana is already in the millions.
Credit Brett Levin / Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado’s experiment with retail marijuana sales is less than three months old, but public opinion has swayed further in favor of legal pot since Amendment 64 passed. Those views are largely split along party lines.

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6:00am

Mon March 3, 2014
Agriculture

Farmers Bid Farewell To Big Expense Tax Write-Offs

Congress may not fully reinstate the half-million dollar expense provision that expired last year, says Roger McEowen, director of the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.
Credit Gerry Slabaugh / Flickr

2:48pm

Wed February 26, 2014
Transportation

Will Tolling Become The Ultimate CDOT Funding Source?

The I-25 managed toll lane.
Colorado Department of Transportation Flickr

The contract for a 50 year U.S. 36 public-private partnership that has caused a public furor has been signed. Colorado Department of Transportation officials say the P3 is an effective way to fund transport projects. But with more managed toll lanes and possible P3’s in the works, are they best solution to a growing traffic problem?

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8:47am

Wed February 26, 2014
Marijuana

'The $100 Million Question': What To Do With All That Marijuana Tax Money?

Marijuana at a newly legal grow operation in Colorado. Lawmakers are expecting a windfall of tax revenue from legalized recreational marijuana.
Brett Levin Flickr - Creative Commons

The market for legal recreational marijuana in Colorado is booming, and the state is expecting millions of dollars more in tax revenues that initially projected. That has lawmakers grappling with the best way to spend all of that additional cash.

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