Tag: IRS

Bitcoin Law
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Crypto Crash Offers Investors Tax Write-off Opportunity

Brian Evans - Dec 24, 2018

Amidst a dreadful year for crypto investors, a significant upside to the dismal performance of their assets could be that the losses could end up saving them…

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Wall Street Journal Suggests ‘Quick Sale, Repurchase’ of Bitcoin ‘May Lower Your Taxes’

Brian Evans - Dec 21, 2018

An article from The Wall Street Journal has suggested investors should sell and then repurchase their Bitcoin (BTC) as a strategy to save on taxes

Bitcoin Regulation
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US Federal Government: Confusing Regulation For Crypto, Full Clearance For Blockchain

Brian Evans - Dec 16, 2018

While U.S. federal crypto regulation remains confusing, the executive is taking full advantage of blockchain for their own operations

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Ripple Leads Crypto Coalition Seeking Gov’t Oversight Encouraging Crypto, Blockchain

Brian Evans - Sep 29, 2018

A crypto coalition led by Ripple plans to pay D.C. lobbyists to influence the government’s stance on cryptocurrencies and innovation

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Public Records Show US Government Tripled Investment in Blockchain Analysis Firms in 2018

Brian Evans - Sep 26, 2018

New research from Diar into publicly available records has revealed that U.S. government agencies tripled their investment in blockchain intelligence firms this year

Blockchain News
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The U.S. Government Has Spent Millions Trying to Track Cryptocurrency Users

Brian Evans - Sep 25, 2018

If you’ve ever wondered whether Uncle Sam is spying on your cryptocurrency transactions, a new report reveals that, if you reside or do business in the United…

Bitcoin Politics
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5 Members of Congress ‘Strongly Urge’ IRS to Update Bitcoin Tax Guidelines

Brian Evans - Sep 20, 2018

A group of U.S. legislators has asked the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide updated guidelines on how taxpayers should report profits associated with investing in bitcoin…

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US Lawmakers Say IRS Too Focused on Enforcement, Should Provide Clarity for Crypto Taxation

Brian Evans - Sep 20, 2018

U.S. lawmakers have urged the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to issue clear and “comprehensive” crypto taxation guidance, saying it is overly focused on enforcement

Business News
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US Lawmakers ‘Strongly Urge’ IRS to Update Crypto Tax Guidance

Brian Evans - Sep 20, 2018

U.S. lawmakers are calling on the Internal Revenue Service to provide clear guidance on how cryptocurrency-related taxes will be calculated.

Bitcoin Op-ed
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Op-ed: How to Turn Your Bitcoin and Crypto Losses into Tax Savings

Brian Evans - Sep 01, 2018

Bitcoin and crypto losses can be used to offset other types of capital gains for tax purposes and therefore save you money. This article addresses how to…