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Rachel Gillette Joins The DOPE CFO Cannabis Accounting Podcast to Discuss Cannabis Business IRS Audits, 280E, and Tax Laws

Holland & Hart partner Rachel Gillette, leader of the firm’s cannabis industry group, joined The DOPE CFO Cannabis Accounting Podcast with host Andrew Hunzicker, to discuss the complexities cannabis industry businesses face, including IRS audits, unique tax challenges of 280E, tax law compliance, and more. The episode aired October 25.

Listen to the full podcast here: Ep. 78: IRS Audits, 280E, and Tax Laws: Legal Insights from a Cannabis Lawyer - - with Rachel K. Gillette.

The DOPE CFO Cannabis Accounting Podcast discusses the ins and outs of cannabis/cbd/hemp accounting. Topics include 280E, chart of accounts, starting & growing your own firm, overcoming software challenges, and more. To learn more visit

A leading cannabis-focused lawyer, Rachel helps clients nationwide proactively plan and implement strategies to capitalize on strategic business opportunities. Rachel knows how state and local provisions will be applied in practice and what clients can anticipate at every step of the licensing process and beyond. She vigorously protects clients’ interests in tax audits and deficiency assessments at the state and local level, as well as IRC §280E adjustments.

Holland & Hart’s multidisciplinary Cannabis industry team leverages deep expertise in a variety of highly regulated areas to holistically support the legal and business needs of clients operating, developing products, investing, or evaluating potential opportunities in the rapidly-evolving industry.


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