Tax Policy Center

cryptocurrency

Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The multi-billion-dollar collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX has raised important questions about the framework government is relying on to collect taxes from crypto investors ...
November 21, 2022John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) have proposed exempting cryptocurrency transactions of $50 or less from capital gains taxes. While it seems like...
August 1, 2022Howard Gleckman
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Sens. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today unveiled cryptocurrency legislation that seeks to provide regulatory clarity on a range of issues, including taxes...
June 7, 2022John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Cryptocurrency compliance is going global. But is the US ready to tackle compliance with foreign exchanges and accountholders before it finishes developing reporting rules for...
April 11, 2022John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig raised some eyebrows when he singled out the growing popularity of cryptocurrency as a big factor behind the sizeable tax gap—the...
February 11, 2022John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The congressional debate over new tax compliance measures for cryptocurrency investors has primarily focused on two issues—the potential to raise new revenue and what parts...
October 7, 2021John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
When Congress debates major legislation, the public often focuses on a single narrow issue—one frequently irrelevant to the main point of the bill. It happened...
September 10, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Even close followers of tax news may have been caught off guard when compliance for cryptocurrencies became the hot topic in the Senate’s debate over...
August 10, 2021John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In what has become common practice, a handful of senators and Administration staffers tried over a few days to draft a highly complex bit of...
August 10, 2021Howard Gleckman