Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1:46 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Legalizing marijuana at the federal level and in all states could bring in billions. It wouldn’t really make a big dent in government budgets, but it would make many constituents happy.

Thursday, October 01, 2015 1:46 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Oregon now allows recreational marijuana sales, but is postponing tax collection until next year.

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 11:48 am
By Kay Bell ·

Washington state’s first 12 months of taxable marijuana sales were much better than expected.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 10:14 am
By Jay MacDonald ·

A rise in home explosions triggered by legal pot processing may pique the interest of insurers.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin ·

As mid-term elections near, there is one area where Colorado Senate candidates agree with each other: marijuana businesses need access to the banking system.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:35 am
By Kay Bell ·

When it comes to legalizing marijuana, Bob Dylan said it best: The tax times, they are a-changin.’ OK, Dylan didn’t specifically say tax times, but in the effort to move marijuana into the mainstream, proponents of legal weed are regularly touting the tax benefits. © John Munson/Star Ledger/Corbis The latest instance is in Oregon. An

Saturday, July 19, 2014 10:00 am
By David McMillin ·

Marijuana businesses scored a big victory in the House of Representatives: access to the banking industry.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 3:47 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Marijuana supporters had predicted much more in tax revenue during the legalization campaign.

Thursday, February 27, 2014 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Feds offer banks guidelines for marijuana businesses. Banks say it’s not enough.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2:12 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Legitimate marijuana business owners are running into problems with the IRS and its tax code.

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