Cannabis rates remain unchanged for 2021 - Spidell

Cannabis rates remain unchanged for 2021


The cannabis excise tax mark-up rate and the cultivation tax rates will not change on January 1, 2021. (AB 1872 (Ch. 20-93); CDTFA Special Notice L-786)

The excise tax will remain at 80% for the period of January 1, 2021, through June 30, 2021.

For the 2021 calendar year, the cultivation rates are:

  • Flower (per dry-weight ounce): $9.65
  • Leaves (per dry-weight ounce): $2.87
  • Fresh cannabis plant (per ounce): $1.35