April 2, 2018
Coinbase to 13,000 Customers: Company Giving Records to IRS, Affected Users Should Hire a Tax Attorney

Coinbase to 13,000 Customers: Company Giving Records to IRS, Affected Users Should Hire a Tax Attorney

As regular readers may already know, our Bitcoin tax attorneys have been chronicling the ongoing legal battle between Coinbase, one of the world’s most prominent and […]
March 19, 2018
How Are Investments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Taxed?

How Are Investments in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Taxed?

If you’re an active user of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, or other cryptocurrencies, you may have already invested in an Initial Coin Offering, or ICO. To provide […]
March 16, 2018
Understanding Initial Coin Offerings, Tokens, and Their Tax Treatment

Understanding Initial Coin Offerings, Tokens, and Their Tax Treatment

By now, most people have heard of virtual currency. Whether it be Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Etherum, or one of the several other cryptocurrencies, digital coinage has […]
February 22, 2018
Does Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin Qualify for 1031 Exchange Treatment?

Does Cryptocurrency/Bitcoin Qualify for 1031 Exchange Treatment?

In recent months, the idea that cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin might qualify for 1031 exchange treatment under tax law has been debatable. However, the new Tax […]
February 21, 2018
Bitcoin Tax Evasion Crackdown Intensifies as IRS Expands Crypto Compliance Program

Bitcoin Tax Evasion Crackdown Intensifies as IRS Expands Crypto Compliance Program

If you’re a regular visitor to our tax law blog, you may have read our recent article detailing the creation of two new agencies within the […]
February 15, 2018
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Worried Bitcoin, Digital Currencies Becoming the New “Swiss Bank Account”

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Worried Bitcoin, Digital Currencies Becoming the New “Swiss Bank Account”

A string of high-ranking government officials, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, British Prime Minister Theresa May, and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, recently expressed concerns […]