Cannabis Tax (Measure PC)

On Tuesday, March 3, 2020, the El Monte City Council submitted an initiative for voter approval pursuant to California Elections Code Section 9222, which required a supermajority (66.67%) of affirmative votes for approval. The measure passed with 7,680 votes (71.48%) in favor. The applicable rates for the Cannabis Business Tax are as follows:  

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El Monte Cannabis Special Tax Measure PC Ordinance

Click here to view the Economic Development Department's Cannabis Resource page

Quarterly Tax Payment 

Please click here to submit the quarterly cannabis tax payment 

Payment is due on or before the last day of the month following the close of quarter: 4/30, 7/31, 10/31, 1/31; otherwise penalties and interest will apply.

Blank Cannabis Tax Remittance Form