Todd Arkley, CPA, has been an accountant in private industry since 2000 and founded Arkley Accounting Group in 2014 in order to help small businesses and creative professionals grow and thrive.
Todd engages his technical mastery of accounting with a deep understanding of how finance underpins all business operations – taxes, mergers/acquisitions, profitability analyses, entity structuring, and business exits. He knows that a good accountant, a good CFO, embraces the mission and vision of an organization. Finance is simply one facet of what makes an organization thrive.
He is also an expert in the burgeoning cannabis industry’s complex financial and tax concerns, specifically the far-reaching impact of the federal tax code, IRC 280E, on all aspects of a cannabis business. He has written and spoken at length regarding these accounting and tax issues affecting the cannabis industry at the NCIA Cannabis Business Summit, the Center for Cannabis and Social Policy, the Center for New Revenue, and Marijuana Venture magazine.
Todd's previous forays into landscaping, farming, and Zen monkhood taught him patience and an attuned attention to detail. He often describes the accountant as a water wheel - one who efficiently shepherds resources to generate energy for growth.He is a member of the WSCPA and AICPA and also teaches cannabis taxation classes for CPAs, accounting students, and business owners.