Mr. Homayouni periodically conducts an approximate 6 hour seminar 
throughout California. These are no hype events that cover a lot of subjects. Avoid the mistakes he made that he learned the hard way. You will receive an honest and truthful evaluation of the California cannabis industry and tons of tips to navigate it. FREE LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS included. You leave with a binder of reference materials, a financial model and a lot to think about. 

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CAN NOT MAKE A SEMINAR. OUR ONLINE COURSES ARE $49

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HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Take at your own pace
  • Available when you are ready
  • Take the course as many times as you like
  • 24 x 7 access and availability
  • Each course is information and over a lot of subjects
  • Presented by thise who know
  • No hype, no pitch. Just the Facts. 
  • You can leave comments and suggestions
  • More courses comming

OUR ON-LINE COURSE BENEFITS:

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Take at your own pace
  • Available when you are ready
  • Take the course as many times as you like
  • 24 x 7 access and availability
  • Each course is information and over a lot of subjects
  • Presented by those who know
  • No hype, no pitch. Just the Facts. 
  • You can leave comments and suggestions
  • More courses coming
  • We use CourseCraft.net to host our on-line courses
  • All courses are video presentations 
  • CourseCraft processes the credit payment through PayPal
  • You can view the Lessons at your pace
  • We describe the course offerings below and on the landing page of the course. 
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Emerging California Cannabis Industry:  Gold Rush or Fool's Gold $49
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​SUMMARY AND SYNOPSIS: This is a very fast moving course comprised of eight parts. Mr. Homayouni narrates 200 PowerPoint slides and provides his perspective of the emerging California Cannabis Industry. He has talked to hundreds of people, participated in drafting multiple counties cannabis regulations and attended many conferences to think about and ascertain what is going to work and the inherent risks involved. Hear and watch a hands on presentation from someone that is in the trenches everyday. The industry is changing fast, from legislation, to enforcement, to fines. It is no longer business as usual as we head into 2018. This are exciting times and also anxious times. If you know nothing about the industry to being an experienced cultivator, you will learn something from the course and have a lot to think about.   
PART 1: STATUS AND RISKS OF THE CALIFORNIA CANNABIS INDUSTRY​

  • Status of the Cannabis Industry in California
  • Where is cultivation taking place and why
  • Variety of Cannabis Products – Many products and risks
  • Example of Predicted Over Supply
  • Potential Collapse of Markets
  • Risk of Single Owner/Location Model
  • Black Market Risks to the Legal Market
  • Markets that may collapse
  • Patience May Equal Opportunity
  • Do Not Listen to the Hype
  • The Cannabis Business Pyramid
  • Case Study: Sacramento versus Plumas County

PART 2: THE PERMIT PROCESS

  • The permit process: Steps to Begin Operations
  • Compliance is Complex
  • Initial Steps
  • Appling for a local license
  • Applying for a State license
  • California Licensing Fees
  • Difference in a “M” license and “A” license
  • Loss of Rohrabacher Farr protections under “A” license
  • Cultivator’s Tax
  • Business Risk: Licensing fees increase. Presentation of real life examples
  • California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • CEQA: Another Landmine to Avoid
  • Exemptions from CEQA
  • The EIR Report prepared by the State of California
  • Risk Factors 

PART 3: TAG AND TRACE

  • Tag and Trace
  • List of popular tag and trace systems
  • ERP system

PART 4: LOCATION ISSUES

  • Location finding and dealing with landlords
  • Innocent 3rd party defense evaporation
  • Lack of rentable properties
  • Lease with an Option to Purchase and 30-day exit clause
  • Electrical Rates
  • HVAC system
  • Fire Sprinklers (change of use or change of occupancy)
  • Water Permit
  • Required Renewable Sources
  • How to get renewable source information from the utility
  • Carbon footprint calculation
  • 3Phase Electricity
  • Different lights and electrical usage
  • Why choose 277V lights
  • Light Deprivation Greenhouses
  • Local power provider may have a special rate for faming companies
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife


  
PART 5: CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES

  • The Big Three Agencies
  • California Department of Food and Agriculture
  • California Bureau of Cannabis Control
  • California Department of Public Health
  • California Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • California Department of Pesticide Regulation
  • California Department of Water Resources
  • Regional Water Control Board
  • Franchise Tax Board
    
PART 6: TAXATION

  • Tax challenges and strategies
  • Effective tax rates as you move from the Black Market to the Licensed Market
  • Regular corporation and its tax advantages
  • AB 420: Entity selection will have a tax effect
  • IRS audit rate of cannabis businesses
  • Internal Revenue Code 280E and Treasury Regulation 1.471
  • What is GAAP and do I have it use it?
  • IRS fines for failure to file 1099s
  • What is IRS Form 8300
  • IRS fines for failure file Form 8300
  • Franchise Tax Board
  • Back taxes or unreported income
  • Sales tax reduction for Farming equipment and supplies

PART 7: ASSET CONFISCATION

  • The Myths of asset confiscation
  • Graphs of asset seizures
  • Assets subject to seizure
  • Raids with local police
  • Example: Use of seized assets by the City of Pomona
  • How does an asset forfeiture happen?
  • Rohrabacher Farr
  • What does it all mean?
  • Why it is hard to lease property?

  
PART 8: ASSET PROTECTION
 
  • Asset Protection
  • Litigation Facts
  • What is Asset Protection?
  • Asset Protection Plan Facts
  • Steps to Create an Asset Protection Plan Strategy
  • Safe Assets and Unsafe Assets
  • Asset Protection Vehicles
  • Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trust
  • Limited Liability Company vs. S Corporation
  • Avoiding Probate
  • Asset Protection and Estate Planning
 
PART 9: WRAP UP AND SUMMARY
  
  
CONTACT US FOR A FREE CONSULT​
Mr. Homayouni is available seven days week, 24 x 7. The hardest step is to make the initial appointment. Pick up the phone and let's get started. 
Telephone: 916-385-6550
Fax: 702-966-3707
Email: [email protected]
 ADDRESS:
12635 Main Street
#322
Garden Grove, California 92840
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