There are still a lot of issues with California's legal marijuana law. From the delay in creating secondary regulations to an increase in illegal growers using questionable chemicals, legal marijuana has created many new issues.
On March 10, it was reported that a former mayor of a California city was seeking to have his $1 million bond reduced as he said that he could not afford it. The 43-year-old, who was the former mayor of Stockton, was accused of embezzlement, grand theft and misuse of public funds from the Stockton Kids Club, among other offenses.
A California man was sentenced to probation on Feb. 23 for crimes of embezzlement, tax evasion and forgery. The 74-year-old man was convicted of his crimes following a trial in September of 2016.
Preparing a tax return is very complicated, especially when you have multiple sources of income. In many cases, people choose to prepare their own returns instead of hiring a professional. When your income includes wages, income from your sole proprietorship, and other sources, it is easy to make mistakes. This is especially true when you are unfamiliar with the tax code and profit and loss presentation techniques.