Fourth Corner pot credit union in Denver waits for federal master account

Oregon marijuana tax revenue is crushing original estimates

SALEM, Ore. — The marijuana business in Oregon is becoming a bonanza for the state. The Oregon Department of Revenue announced Tuesday it received $5.3 million in marijuana tax payments in January. The grand total of $65.4 million received in the year since Oregon started taxing pot sales is blowing…

First Colorado county reports pot taxes

Pueblo County hauls in $56K for January pot tax revenue

A southern Colorado county with two recreational marijuana stores has become the first in the state to announce tax totals from the new industry. Pueblo County finance authorities announced that its two shops had about $1 million in total sales in January, producing about $56,000 in local sales taxes.

Hickenlooper silent on tax refunds, marijuana money in budget plan

Taxpayer refund ahead for Colo. pot revenue?

Gov. John Hickenlooper is preparing to release his state budget for the next fiscal year on Nov. 3 — the day before Election Day — raising the stakes on whether he will support returning money to taxpayers. The potential for a refund on pot taxes via TABOR adds a complication in state budget negotiations.

Where Colorado’s smallest and largest rural districts put marijuana tax dollars

In 2017, Colorado legislators allocated $30 million in marijuana sales tax revenues to the state’s rural school districts. It wasn’t coming from the BEST fund that’s used to fix schools. This was different. It was a single block of cash earmarked for schools that could really use the extra help.…

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Oregon county considers marijuana tax on November ballot

Clatsop County voters might have the option in November to institute a tax on retail marijuana sales. Staff estimates the tax, applied to three dispensaries outside city limits, would generate $50,000 in revenue annually.