Wondering about the tax treatment of a Cryptocurrency Hard Fork and Airdrop?

December 2019

On 10/9/19, IRS issued Rev. Rul. 2019-24 addressing the issues of a Taxpayer having gross income under § 61 of the Internal Revenue Code as a result of a hard fork of a cryptocurrency that the Taxpayer owns if the

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Taxpayers, have you sold, received, exchanged or acquired Virtual Currency?

November 2019

During the month of October 2019, IRS issued Revenue Ruling 2019-24,  FAQ’s on Virtual Currency Transactions and a DRAFT Form of Schedule 1,  which, for the first time presents the question:  “At any time during 2019, did you receive, sell,

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Could your Organization be holding Virtual Currency that is “blockable” pursuant to OFAC’s regulations?

September 2019

OFAC (Office of Foreign Asset Control) compliance applies to all US persons; including, all US citizens and permanent resident aliens regardless of their location, all persons and entities within the US, all US incorporated entities and their foreign branches, all

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If you Exchange Virtual Currency, you are a Money Transmitter and must comply with the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)

july 2019

FinCEN defines a Money Service Business (MSB) as any person DOING BUSINESS, whether or not on a regular basis or as an organized business concern, in one or more of the following capacities: https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/if-you-exchange-virtual-currency-you-87129/

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Taxpayers that have VIRTUAL CURRENCY held in a Centralized Virtual Currency Exchange outside the U.S must file an FBAR and FORM 8938!

June 2019

On May 30, 2018, the AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants) wrote a letter to the IRS to obtain https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/taxpayers-that-have-virtual-currency-77752/

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The Financial Action Task Force and Virtual Assets

April 2019

The FATF (FATF) is an inter-governmental body with 38 members that sets standards and promotes the https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/the-financial-action-task-force-and-94242/

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Tax Time and Virtual Currency

April 2019

Virtual Currency (VC) investors continue to have accounting challenges at tax time.  They are seeking to https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/tax-time-and-virtual-currency-13102/

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Residential Real Property Purchased with Virtual Currency must be Reported

march 2019

On November 15, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced the issuance of a “Revised” Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) that requires U.S. title insurance companies (Covered Business) to https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/residential-real-property-purchased-58814/

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Comentarios del Director de FinCEN sobre las Deficiencias en el Cumplimiento de la Moneda Virtual

December 2018

El 8 de agosto de 2018, el Director de FinCEN, Kenneth A. Blanco, pronunció un discurso en la   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/comentarios-del-director-de-fincen-35755/

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Government Agencies are spending money to track down Virtual Currency

November 2018

Government agencies apparently believe that expertise from blockchain analytic firms is required to   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/government-agencies-are-spending-money-41087/

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2018 is almost over and still no guidance from IRS on the treatment of Virtual Currency

November 2018

On September 19, 2018, the House Ways and Means Committee wrote a letter to the IRS urging the IRS to https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/2018-is-almost-over-and-still-no-81539/

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Los titulares de Moneda Virtual (MV) NECESITAN MANTENER REGISTROS

November 2018

La Sección 6001 del Código de Rentas Internas requiere que los Contribuyentes mantengan libros y registros adecuados. Mantener libros adecuados y buenos registros de la MV ayudará al Contribuyente a:   https://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/los-titulares-de-moneda-virtual-mv-66019/

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