Clearing the Smoke: Medical Marijuana and ABLE from the CPA Perspective

CPE

CPE Credits
1-Tax

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $29 | Nonmember: $39


 More Information

Course No.
ON-DEMAND
Level
Update
Prerequisites
None
Note

You will have up to 90 days after the date of purchase to complete the course and take the exam.

Description

If you attended the Clearing theSmoke: Medical Marijuana and ABLE Webinar on May 24, 2016, this course would be considered a duplicate and cannot be used towards your CPE requirement. Take a closer look at two recently enacted state laws dealing with Medical Marijuana and the PA ABLE, or Achieving a Better Life Experience Act.

Earn CPE by just clicking play!

Hear Jason Skrinak, CPA cover the following:

  • Five percent tax on gross receipts that a grower gets from the sale of medical marijuana to another grower, processor, or dispensary
  • Medical Marijuana Program Fund
  • Tax-exempt advantages and federal benefit protections for ABLE accounts
  • Qualified disability expenses


Speaker(s)

JASON C SKRINAK

FIRM POSITION
Jason is the Leader of RKL’s State and Local Taxes (SALT) Practice. With nearly 20 years experience in public accounting, he is highly regarded throughout the region for his deep knowledge and expertise in SALT consulting. In his role at RKL, Jason is responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the firm’s SALT practice, helping identify tax-savings opportunities, ensuring compliance and representing taxpayers in tax controversies.

Jason has significant experience representing taxpayers before Pennsylvania’s Board of Appeals and the Board of Finance and Revenue. In addition, Jason has testified before the PA Senate Finance Committee on topics including state tax reform.

PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESS HISTORY
Jason joined the firm in 2015. Prior to joining RKL, Jason was a Principal and State and Local Tax Practice Leader for a regional firm. In addition, he brings more than 11 years experience as a SALT professional with a “Big Four” firm with an office in Harrisburg.

EDUCATION
B.S. Accounting, Villanova University

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Member
  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Member
  • PICPA’s State and Local Tax Committee, Member and Former Chair
  • PICPA’s Conference of Pennsylvania Taxes, Chair
  • PICPA’s Fiscal Responsibility Committee and PICPA Legislation Committee, Member
  • Theatre Harrisburg, Treasurer
  • Board of Auditors, Lower Paxton Township, Member

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Leadership Harrisburg Area, Graduate
  • PICPA 40 Under 40, Class of 2009
  • PICPA South Central Chapter’s 2013 Volunteer Service Award

PERSONAL
Jason resides in Lower Paxton Township with his wife and two children and enjoys attending sporting events, golfing and spending time with his family.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Quoted in Feb. 9, 2016, Central Penn Business Journal story, ‘You have to run with what you have’: Pa. budget uncertainty makes it hard for businesses to plan ahead for tax obligations


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