Jim Marty has been a CPA in the Denver Metro area of Colorado since 1984. His current firm, Bridge West LLC, has offices in Longmont and Cherry Creek. Jim not only provides his clients with exceptional tax preparation assistance, but is also accredited in Business Valuation, certified in Financial Forensics and is qualified as an expert witness in jurisdictions in Colorado and California. He has testified in numerous cases since 2003.
In 2009, Jim’s clients asked him to research the marijuana industry for answers regarding renting property to growers and/or dispensaries, opening a dispensary, supplying marijuana to dispensaries and many other issues facing this new industry. In November of 2009, Jim traveled to San Francisco, California, to meet with attorneys and accountants involved in the Champ case and with medical marijuana clients in general. Following that trip, he decided to open his practice to the marijuana industry.
Jim has become a nationally recognized speaker on marijuana tax, accounting and banking issues. He has been on Fox Business News, CNBC and numerous other print and radio media outlets. Jim now serves more than 100 medical marijuana clients, has assisted in numerous medical marijuana IRS audits, and continues to attend meetings to support and learn about the medical marijuana industry and the recreational marijuana law passed in Colorado.