The move by states to legalize the distribution and use of marijuana raises numerous tax and legal issues. This course will examine how interested parties navigate the legal haze surrounding the industry with a particular focus on the how the ethics rules and the tax code are implicated. The course will cover Section 280E and related case law, the issues facing marijuana-related businesses related to the provision of financial services, and the positions of various ethics bodies on tax professionals advising marijuana-related clients.
"Fantastic speaker with very pertinent points and great information from both Legal and CPA perspectives."
"An extremely interesting presentation. I learned a great deal."
"Great class. Good information on this subject."
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"Excellent presentation by Joshua Wu on what has become a trending industry that poses ethical legal ramifications."
"Great overview with coverage of court cases that could be on the Tax Court Exam."
Josh Wu advises large corporations, mid-size businesses, startup companies, and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of federal tax law. He has particular experience with resolving complex IRS audits, administrative appeals, civil tax litigation, offshore trusts and assets, multijurisdictional investigations, and IRS collection matters.
Josh represents clients in an array of tax controversies and tax litigation matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
He regularly helps clients respond to IRS information document requests, manage electronic discovery, prepare for interviews with the IRS, and navigate procedural issues.
Prior to joining Strasburger, Josh worked for several international law firms, including Latham & Watkins LLP, and has been quoted in major news outlets such as The Street, Federal Tax Weekly, and Business News Daily.
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