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Victim of Crypto Fraud? A Forensic Accountant May be Able to Help

May 2022

  Victim of Crypto Fraud? A Forensic Accountant May be Able to Help.  ARTICLE PUBLISHED BY THE DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW 5/10/22  

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IRS updates its Voluntary Disclosure Program, and it includes Crypto

April 2022

The IRS wants to encourage Voluntary Disclosure participation and reduce Taxpayer uncertainty, but its current Voluntary Disclosure Program is not set up for success according to the 2021 National Taxpayer Advocate Annual Report, issued in January 2022.  Shortly thereafter, in

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Beware of FATCA Certifications Being Under OFAC Review

April 2022

In a quiet news release delivered on 3/23/22, the IRS updated the FATCA FAQ’s (Q. 22) to inform FATCA Stakeholders that a registration status could be changed to under review with a message indicating “For more information contact the Treasury

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“Reciprocal FATCA” Bill will be a Game Changer

April 2022

Under the concept of “Reciprocal FATCA” financial institutions and brokers ought to start preparing to assume greater and expanded reporting responsibilities. As FATCA Stakeholders, financial institutions, and brokers, such as U.S. digital asset exchanges, need to get ready to share

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TIGTA Report Sheds Light on the Future of FATCA Enforcement

April 2022

The TIGTA  Report dated April 7, 2022 details six recommendations for additional actions needed to address Non-Filing and Non-Reporting Compliance Under FATCA.    The IRS agreed with five out of the six recommendations in the TIGTA Report which signal that FATCA

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U.S. Department of Labor has “Serious Concerns” over 401(k) Plan’s investments in Cryptocurrencies

March 2022

The U.S. Department of Labor cautions plan fiduciaries to exercise extreme care before they consider adding a cryptocurrency option to a 401(k) plan’s investment menu for plan participants. Is it prudent for a Fiduciary to expose 401(k) plan’s participants to

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Ensuring Responsible Innovation in Digital Assets calls for TEAMWORK

March 2022

The Executive Order signed by President Biden lays out a national policy for digital assets across six key priorities: consumer and investor protection, financial stability, illicit finance, U.S. leadership in the global financial system and economic competitiveness, financial inclusion, and

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How Money Received through “Crowdfunding” May be Taxable

April 2022

IRS may contact the recipients of crowdfunding campaign proceeds if not reported. IRS issues a soft alert to Taxpayers regarding their tax obligations for monies received under crowdfunding activities as well as the benefits of recordkeeping. What is Crowdfunding? It

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How will FinCEN Implement the Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Provisions of the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA)? They want your input.

March 2022

FinCEN has been busy in the quest to fight corruption as evidenced by back-to-back issuance of Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRMs).  On 12/6/21, they issued the (Regulatory Process for New Real Estate Sector Reporting Requirements to Curb Illicit Finance) and

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FED OPENS DEBATE ON U.S. DIGITAL CURRENCY

Report Examines Pros and Cons of CBDC The Federal Reserve is considering issuing a Central Bank Digital Coin (CBDC), according to a new report considering the pros and cons of such a move. Issuing this digital currency would be the

Cryptocurrency, cripto and the IRS

How the IRS Uses Social Media to Find Crypto Tax Cheats

Does your Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, Instagram or other social media feed feature photos of your new sports car, boat, fabulous vacation or the beach house that you bought with your crypto gains? Do you also report a low income on

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The Tangled Web of Proposed Crypto Regulation

December 2021

Don’t Expect Coherent Rules to Align Any Time Soon Multiple enforcement agencies within the US government agree that the $2.5 trillion crypto industry needs regulation. And heads of the largest crypto companies have told Congress that they agree. But therein

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