Keep your cannabis business moving forward

As your cannabis business matures, you need next-level support to maintain momentum.

You’re energized by the rapid evolution of this industry, and we are too. Crowe specialists understand the cannabis landscape, and how to make sense of an industry in constant motion. We can help you address the many challenges you face: tax planning and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, internal controls, and audit and assurance.

Industry experience and expertise, rooted in deep values

  • Commitment. Crowe has proudly worked with cannabis companies since 2014, and we are dedicated to serving the industry.
  • Experience. We are a top-10 accounting firm,1 and one of the first to work with the U.S. cannabis industry.
  • Values. Social responsibility and equity guide our business decisions and are integrated into our programs and processes.
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Services and solutions to help you achieve a sustainable business 

Our services and solutions – tailored to the needs of cannabis businesses – can help you navigate rapid growth and comply with an ever-changing regulatory environment, while fulfilling the most demanding business and accounting issues. With our multifaceted One Crowe approach, we are able to provide the specific expertise and resources required to deliver timely, quality support. 

Tax planning and compliance

Maintain compliance with complex local, state, and federal tax policies, including IRC Section 280E. Access our tax specialists for help with entity structuring, transfer pricing, cost allocation, transactions, and more.

Mergers and acquisitions

Develop a solid foundation of M&A capabilities for the next step in your company’s growth. We can deliver insight on maximizing value and mitigating risks as you approach an M&A transaction.

Internal controls 

Establish strong internal controls, even with limited resources. Our specialists can assist you with establishing an internal audit function, developing processes and procedures, SOX compliance, and operational and compliance programs.

Audit and assurance

Get deep insights across the full spectrum of audit needs, from financial statement audits and IPO readiness guidance to review and compilation engagements. We maintain a rigorous quality control framework to make sure auditing practices adhere to our firm’s high standards.

Expertise for every type of cannabis company

Our decades-long experience across many other industries allows us to serve the diverse needs of cannabis companies. As your challenges, opportunities, and customers evolve, we'll be ready to help.

Cultivators
Tap into our 75 years of agribusiness experience for help with valuation and commodity cost methodology.
Cultivators
Ancillary services
Navigate the cannabis ecosystem, including packaging, distribution, technology, security, and real estate.
Ancillary services
Brands
Get answers about intellectual property, licensing with valuation, Section 280E, and transfer pricing considerations.
Brands
Dispensaries
Refine your focus on cash controls, inventory methods, and cybersecurity, sales/use and franchise taxation.
Dispensaries
Manufacturers
Get assistance with inventory control, accounting methodology, and tax issues.
Manufacturers

Latest cannabis industry insights

Maximizing Cannabis Opportunities on the East Coast

Maximizing Cannabis Opportunities on the East Coast

Nadine Pietrowski, managing partner in cannabis at Crowe, takes part in an insights-driven panel discussing opportunities cannabis businesses have in the eastern U.S.
3 principles of effective cannabis risk management

3 principles of effective cannabis risk management

How can cannabis cultivators, manufacturers, dispensaries, and multistate operators reduce risks? By emphasizing strong leadership, integration, and information.
3 best practices for IRC Section 280E tax compliance

3 best practices for IRC Section 280E tax compliance

Is your cannabis business’s approach to IRC Section 280E out of date? Follow these 3 best practices to reduce your tax burden and mitigate risks.
3 fundamental truths about IRC Section 280E

3 fundamental truths about IRC Section 280E

Cannabis businesses that successfully navigate federal tax compliance understand 3 fundamental truths about Section 280E. Are you up to speed?

Maximizing Cannabis Opportunities on the East Coast

Nadine Pietrowski, managing partner in cannabis at Crowe, takes part in an insights-driven panel discussing opportunities cannabis businesses have in the eastern U.S.

3 principles of effective cannabis risk management

How can cannabis cultivators, manufacturers, dispensaries, and multistate operators reduce risks? By emphasizing strong leadership, integration, and information.

3 best practices for IRC Section 280E tax compliance

Is your cannabis business’s approach to IRC Section 280E out of date? Follow these 3 best practices to reduce your tax burden and mitigate risks.

3 fundamental truths about IRC Section 280E

Cannabis businesses that successfully navigate federal tax compliance understand 3 fundamental truths about Section 280E. Are you up to speed?
Cybersecurity in the cannabis industry

Cybersecurity in the cannabis industry

Crowe specialist Michael Lucas shares how to proactively protect your systems, products, and data from cyberattacks. 
An interview with a Crowe leader

An interview with a Crowe leader

Nadine Pietrowski speaks about the cannabis industry practice at Crowe and what she is seeing in the industry. 
Consolidation in the cannabis industry

Consolidation in the cannabis industry 

Mike Lux of Crowe discusses cannabis consolidation activity and what the implications could be for the industry.  
COVID-19 recovery and resilience resources

COVID-19 recovery and resilience resources

Get helpful information on federal changes and how they might affect your essential business.

Cybersecurity in the cannabis industry

Crowe specialist Michael Lucas shares how to proactively protect your systems, products, and data from cyberattacks. 

An interview with a Crowe leader

Nadine Pietrowski speaks about the cannabis industry practice at Crowe and what she is seeing in the industry. 

Consolidation in the cannabis industry 

Mike Lux of Crowe discusses cannabis consolidation activity and what the implications could be for the industry.  

COVID-19 recovery and resilience resources

Get helpful information on federal changes and how they might affect your essential business.
Cybersecurity Watch

Cybersecurity Watch

Read our cybersecurity blog for practical help to manage cyber risks.
Oregon Enacts Corporate Activity Tax

Oregon enacts corporate activity tax

Learn more about the 2020 corporate activity tax that applies to commercial activity in the state.

Cybersecurity Watch

Read our cybersecurity blog for practical help to manage cyber risks.

Oregon enacts corporate activity tax

Learn more about the 2020 corporate activity tax that applies to commercial activity in the state.

Industry knowledge, deep insights, tailored service

We embrace your entrepreneurial vision. As the industry matures and environmental, social, and governance awareness continues to move forward, we provide timely direction and the comprehensive expertise your company needs to thrive. 

We understand emerging industries. As a global accounting firm with nearly 80 years of experience and more than 4,000 employees, our team can support you through industry changes, company growth, and operational best practices.

We are here for you, today and tomorrow. Our people are accessible and present to listen and help you adapt to the unique demands of the cannabis industry.

Contact us

Supporting the innovative, disruptive nature of an evolving industry is part of our DNA. Whether your company is new to us or not, we are available to answer your questions.

Qualified organizations only. Independence and regulatory restrictions may apply. Some firm services may not be available to all clients. Given the continued evolution and inconsistency of various state and federal cannabis-related laws, any company should seek competent legal advice relating to its involvement in the cannabis industry, including when considering a potential public offering as a cannabis-related company.

 1 "2020 Top 100 Firms," Accounting Today, March 2020, page 20. https://www.accountingtoday.com/the-top-100-firms-and-regional-leaders