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Crypto Tax Prep Business Booms as Trading Surges and IRS Tightens Screws
Startups that help Americans calculate their crypto taxes have been raising hundreds of millions, hitting unicorn valuations. Even traditional tax-prep firms are rolling out crypto services. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Tax Week.
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Form 1099-B Is Not the Solution to Your Cryptocurrency Tax Problems
Repurposing tax reporting designed for equity trading ignores the innovation brought about by wallet-to-wallet transactions. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Tax Week.
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Crypto Tax Compliance Remains Minefield as IRS Leaves Key Questions Unresolved
A lack of guidance on everything from staking rewards to NFTs means there’s a certain amount of guesswork involved in tax filings. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Tax Week.
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US Treasury Suggests Miners Won’t Be Subject to IRS Reporting Rules
A letter from a Treasury official addresses crypto industry concerns about access to customer information.
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Crypto Tax Pros Throw Cold Water on Staking Excitement
Recent media excitement over a lawsuit partially funded by the Proof of Stake Alliance (POSA) has caused confusion over crypto taxes, but experts say it's best to remain cautious.
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Crypto Analytics Tools 'Wave of the Future, Dude,' Judge Quotes Cult Film in $3.6B Bitcoin Seizure Case
A newly unsealed federal court opinion emphasized the role blockchain analytics played in helping law enforcement agents find and confiscate 94,000 bitcoins stolen from Bitfinex.
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Your Staking Rewards Are Still Taxable
The IRS’ recent decision to refund $3,200 to a Nashville couple does not protect staking rewards from future taxation. This piece is part of CoinDesk's Tax Week.
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IRS Offers Tezos Staker Refund on Rewards Tax in Break From Current Policy
The IRS currently taxes cryptocurrencies generated through staking as income,
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A Crypto Wallet by Any Other Name…
“Unhosted”? “Self-hosted”? “Non-custodial”? What you call a crypto wallet may seem trivial but it has huge stakes for shaping public perception of cryptocurrencies – and, in turn, for regulation.
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Government Report Suggests Tightening Regulations on Crypto ATMs
The GAO said the machines are less regulated than crypto exchanges and transactions are more difficult to trace.
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