MNCPA Tax Conference 2023 – Cannabis 101 For CPAs: Tax and Accounting Issues You Need to Know

Wednesday, November 15 8: 00 – 9:25 am CST

Cannabis is a new, complex, and growing industry. Learn about the nuanced issues cannabis operators face and how you can help clients who work in, or are looking to enter, this industry. Gain an understanding of the opportunities and the unique tax and accounting challenges presented by the cannabis industry.


Cory M. Parnell, CPA

Principal, Chief Executive Officer

Cory M. Parnell, is a Principal and the Chief Executive Officer of BGM. Cory has more than 30 years of experience advising business owners on strengthening their personal and business financial positions. Cory serves a wide range of clients, including cannabis operators, professional service firms, manufacturers and distributors, and retail businesses. Cory’s areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions, cash management and treasury, bank financing, audit procedures, budgeting and forecasting, personal and corporate taxes, management advisory services, and strategic planning.


Calvin P. Shannon, CPA, CVA


Calvin P. Shannon is a Principal of BGM. With more than 20 years of experience, Calvin provides tax, advisory, and business valuation services. Calvin is skilled at understanding clients’ challenges and opportunities and working with them to develop and implement innovative and unique solutions. Calvin serves a wide range of clients, including cannabis operators, professional service firms, manufacturers and distributors, retail businesses, as well as individual tax clients.


Location: Virtual

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