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Attorney McElfresh On Increased Marijuana Tax Revenue in San Diego

Nov 19 2019, by Jessica McElfresh in Marijuana Business, Media Coverage

The San Diego Union-Tribune: November 6, 2019 – San Diego is seeing increased tax revenue from legal marijuana sales.

City officials in San Diego are reporting a $1.4 million rise in marijuana tax revenue during the final quarter of the fiscal year that ended June 30. This brought the total cannabis tax revenue from more than $8.2 million.

When asked about the surge, attorney McElfresh indicated that prior confusion about tax compliance and “appointment,” which determines how jurisdictions should divide up tax on transactions was to blame for collection hurdles.

“It’s a confusing concept, and it does take some practice,” McElfresh said. Read the full article.

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