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A Problematic Crypto Tax Break Introduced in the Senate
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, 2022
Biden Budget Takes Crypto Compliance Efforts Global
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, 2022
Crypto Tax Challenges Just Keep Growing
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, 2022
Crypto Tax Provision May Prompt Investors to Push Industry for More Compliance Help
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, 2021
Was The Senate’s Heated Crypto Tax Reporting Debate Much Ado About Nothing?
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, 2021
Understanding the Heated Debate Over Cryptocurrencies and Tax Compliance
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, 2021
Crypto Confusion Shows Why Congress Is Broken
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, 2021
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