Cole Petersen · 14 hours ago · 2 min read · Insights via Ari Paul
Algorand and Blockchain dot com are getting a much-needed boost, the two firms are integrating with a crypto accounting and tax platform to help users easily manage financial implications on decentralized transfers and crypto storage.
Seattle › Investments
Seattle-based cryptocurrency tax analysis firm ZenLedger has raised $3.35 million in a seed round after processing more than $1 billion crypto transactions.
France › Taxes
Crypto-to-crypto trades will remain tax exempt, iterated French finance minister Bruno Le Maire.
U.S. › Taxes
The IRS plans to interview family and friends, search through social media posts, and issue subpoenas to ensure people pay taxes on their Bitcoin, according to a presentation given to the IRS Criminal Investigation division.
Bitcoin › Taxes
Some traders are using cryptocurrency as collateral to secure loans, allowing them to keep their bitcoin and get cash while avoiding capital gains tax.
Former vice president of payments at Starbucks, Maria Smith, promised that Starbucks would play a “pivotal role in developing practical, trusted and regulated applications for consumers” to pay for coffee with Bitcoin.
Stablecoins are the latest innovation to emerge over the past year and have the potential to revolutionize not only virtual currency markets but to also become a new mechanism for worldwide commerce.
Delinquent federal and state tax filings or unreported 2017 or prior tax years’ transactions may force taxpayers dealing in crypto to liquidate significant positions in cryptocurrencies at lower values to pay outstanding tax liabilities to the IRS, including interest and penalties.
The battle between tax authorities and cryptocurrency users took a turn in favor of the tax collectors.
Two congressmen are introducing a bill that would exclude digital currencies from securities classification and substantially improve the tax treatment for cryptocurrencies.
The cryptocurrency market saw a dramatic fallout throughout 2018.
France › Regulation
In France, several proposed changes to the laws governing the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies were rejected in the parliament on December 17th.
Bitcoin › U.S. › Adoption
Beginning November 26, Ohio will begin accepting Bitcoin payments for twenty-three kinds of business taxes.
In a letter sent from the House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday, United States lawmakers are calling on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to issue more specific guidelines for taxes on digital assets.
The US Internal Revenue Service has launched an international joint task force focusing on cryptocurrencies in order to investigate crypto-related tax evasion and money laundering.