Cannabis Industry Tax

On June 6, 2017, the voters of Santa Rosa approved Measure D, implementing a Cannabis Business Tax for the City of Santa Rosa.  

The tax ordinance adopted by the City authorizes a cannabis business tax in the City of Santa Rosa on cultivation up to $25 per square foot (annually adjusted by CPI) or 8% of gross receipts, and on other cannabis businesses up to 8% of gross receipts, to maintain financial stability for city services such as addressing cannabis industry impacts, public safety, affordable housing, and youth programs.                  

 Tax Rates
  (set by Council Resolution 2017-035)
 Cultivation2% of gross receipts or $5.00 per square foot.
 Manufacturing1% of gross receipts
 Retail (Dispensary) Medical0% 
 Retail (Dispensary) Adult Use3%

Tax Schedule

Dates of Quarter
Tax Due By
January 1 - March 31
April 30
April 1 - June 30
July 31
July 1 - September 30
October 31
October 1 - December 31
January 31

Tax Forms 

Background Information on the Cannabis Business Tax and Measure D