Observations on the Tax Issues for the Cannabis World After the Harborside Case
Insights Melinda Fellner · March 26, 2019
The Tax Court recently issued a decision that may solidify its position on certain issues in the cannabis industry and how these businesses must approach deductions.
Melinda Fellner focuses her practice on tax matters including federal, state and international tax.
Ms. Fellner’s experience includes business structuring, acquisitions and reorganizations, and joint ventures and partnerships in both the domestic and offshore world. This experience includes negotiating and drafting operating agreements and drafting organizational and transactional documents for corporate transactions. She has cultivated specific expertise in the international arena, including guiding affected clients through the IRS Streamlined Offshore Programs and the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and assisting with other offshore income issues. Additionally, Melinda routinely represents clients in federal and state tax controversies.
Ms. Fellner also represents a variety of tax-exempt organizations including the Bedminster Township Parent Teacher Organization. She has written opinion articles for the New Jersey Law Journal and is a former adjunct instructor at Rutgers-Newark on Fundamentals of Federal Income Tax. She has been a panelist on Hot Tips in Taxation, the premier New Jersey ICLE seminar on tax updates, as well as a lecturer for Strafford Legal Education and other webinars in the US and abroad, and she has appeared several times on the cable channel ITV. Read more.