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Staying empowered in times of uncertainty

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is impacting individuals and organizations in unprecedented ways. Rehmann is focused on providing practical guidance and insights to build and strengthen organizations and guide individuals as we navigate through the uncertainty and complexity of this pandemic, together. Click on the buttons below for our available resources or contact us today if you need help managing the impacts of COVID-19.




Cannabis business solutions 

When it comes to your cannabis business, managing areas like accounting, human resources or cybersecurity can be a challenge. Rehmann provides objectivity and expertise to businesses currently in the cannabis industry and to those who want to enter and succeed within this emerging field.

Our goal is to help your business remain compliant and take the stress out of every challenge or change you may face. Let us take on the day-to-day so that you can focus on what’s important — your growing business.

When entering the cannabis field, it’s important to make sure you’ve covered all bases. We offer a wide range of services that are individually tailored to meet your needs. Have you thought about:

Cannabis SettingUpBusinessSetting up the business
  • Application process
  • Business structure
  • Access to capital
Cannabis AccountingSystemsAccounting systems
  • Chart of accounts
  • Bookkeeping
  • Monthly/annual reporting
Cannabis HRSystemsHuman resource systems  
Cannabis InfoTechnologyInformation Technology
Cannabis GovtComplianceGovernment compliance
  • Income tax
  • Sales tax
  • Financial statement review and audits
Cannabis ExitingBusinessExiting the business


Available Resources


[Webinar Recording] Benzinga Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference featuring Rehmann | 8.18.2020
In this spotlight at the recent Benzinga Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference, Chris Sing, CPA, CGMA, MBA gives a high-level overview of how Rehmann supports businesses in the Cannabis industry with a focus on the State of Michigan's annual financial reporting requirements for medical marijuana licensees.

[Webinar Recording] Benzinga Cannabis Hour featuring Rehmann | 7.16.2020
The Benzinga Cannabis Hour focuses on the latest news and business trends in the cannabis industry. This episode features Rehmann principals, Chris Sing, CPA, CGMA, MBA and Chris Rosmarin, CPA, Andrew Brisbo, Executive Director at Marijuana Regulatory Agency, and Howard Luckoff, CEO of New Standard.

[Podcast] Annual Financial Reporting Requirements for Medical Marijuana Licensees | 6.12.2020
In this podcast, Rehmann advisor, Chris Rosmarin, CPA, discusses the recent reporting requirements announced by the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency and how they affect medical marijuana licensees.

[Article] Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency Announces Annual Financial Reporting Requirements for Medical Marijuana Licensees | 6.8.2020
Nearly all medical marijuana licensees in Michigan will need to work with licensed certified public accountants, among other stipulations, as part of required annual financial reporting recently announced by the state marijuana regulatory agency.

[Article] Michigan launches adult-use sales with soft open | 12.4.2019
Three stores licensed for adult-use sales leave prices stagnant, but companies remain hopeful for market’s potential.

[Article] Key House Committee approves MORE Act to federally decriminalize Cannabis | 11.20.2019
The House Judiciary Committee approved the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act Nov. 20, marking the first time a congressional committee has approved a piece of legislation to end federal cannabis prohibition.

[News Release] State of Michigan Department of Treasury bulletin: Taxation of adult-use (recreational) marihuana under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act | 11.18.2019
The purpose of this Revenue Administrative Bulletin (“RAB”) is to explain the excise tax imposed on sales of marihuanaunder the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, discuss the sales and use tax treatment of marihuana sales under the MRTMA, address certain other issues arising under the MRTMA and establish and set forth the tax return and remittance requirements and procedures that taxpayers under the MRTMA must follow.

[Article] Potential $1.7 billion adult-use Cannabis market in Michigan gears up for Dec. 1 launch | 11.18.2019
Michigan’s adult-use cannabis program is expected to kick off Dec. 1 with about a dozen stores initially, setting into motion a market projected by Marijuana Business Daily to reach $1.4 billion to $1.7 billion in sales a year at maturity.

[Article] After licensing, it's probably biggest concern (MICIA Magazine) | 11.1.2019
With so much at stake, protecting premises, property and IT should take top priority.

[Article] Cannabis banking | 11.1.2019
Thirty-three states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico have legalized marijuana in some form while possession, distribution or sale of marijuana remains illegal under federal law. This means any contact with money that can be traced back to marijuana operations could potentially be considered money laundering and heighten exposure to legal, operational and regulatory risks.

[News Release] Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) advisory bulletin: Annual financial statements for fiscal year 2019 | 10.3.2019
The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) recently issued an advisory bulletin announcing the annual financial statements required for FY19 for medical marijuana facilities initially licensed prior to August 1, 2018.

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