Tax Evasion

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International Deal to Combat Crypto Tax Evasion to Start 2027 as 48 Countries Sign Up
Several countries with a sizeable interest in crypto, such as Turkey, India, China, Russia and all African nations, are not signatories to the statement.
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The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has been poised to propose major tax rules for crypto. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
'Bruno Brock', Founder of Oyster Pearl, Gets 4 Year Jail Term for Tax Evasion
Elmaani pleaded guilty in April 2023, agreeing that he caused a tax loss of over $5.5 million.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has been poised to propose major tax rules for crypto. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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New Rules on Sharing Crypto Tax Data ‘Unanimously Supported’ by EU Members
Officials are optimistic finance ministers will formally agree on laws allowing the sharing of information on crypto and NFT holdings between tax authorities next week.
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BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - JANUARY 10: Andrew Tate (L) and Tristan Tate leave the Bucharest Court of Appeal after the hearing on their appeal to the decision of arrest for 30 days, on January 10, 2023 in Bucharest, Romania. British-US former professional kickboxer and controversial influencer Andrew Tate and brother Tristan Tate attend the hearing on their appeal against pre-trial detention for alleged human trafficking, rape and forming a criminal organisation. (Photo by Andreea Campeanu/Getty Images)
Jailed Kickboxer Andrew Tate Promoted Bitcoin for Tax Avoidance in Video
The video of Andrew Tate, who was 2022's eighth-most Googled person, was published by popular YouTube personality and criminal lawyer Bruce Rivers earlier this month. But the...
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA - JANUARY 10: Andrew Tate (L) and Tristan Tate leave the Bucharest Court of Appeal after the hearing on their appeal to the decision of arrest for 30 days, on January 10, 2023 in Bucharest, Romania. British-US former professional kickboxer and controversial influencer Andrew Tate and brother Tristan Tate attend the hearing on their appeal against pre-trial detention for alleged human trafficking, rape and forming a criminal organisation. (Photo by Andreea Campeanu/Getty Images)

A supporter of the so-called "Crypto 6" attended the first day of Ian Freeman's trial for tax evasion and money laundering charges. (Cheyenne Ligon/CoinDesk)
Early Bitcoin Pioneer Ian Freeman Goes to Trial in New Hampshire
Freeman is facing eight counts related to tax evasion and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.
A supporter of the so-called "Crypto 6" attended the first day of Ian Freeman's trial for tax evasion and money laundering charges. (Cheyenne Ligon/CoinDesk)

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Just Pay Your Taxes
MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor allegedly cheated the system. This doesn’t mean his bitcoin will be liquidated.
Michael Saylor merch at BTC 2022 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Michael Saylor at Bitcoin 2022 in Miami (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Maximalist Michael Saylor Sued for Tax Fraud by DC
The attorney general’s office is also suing the business software company for allegedly helping him evade taxes on his earnings in the district.
Michael Saylor at Bitcoin 2022 in Miami (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Colombia Considers Introducing a CBDC to Reduce Tax Evasion
Colombia Considers Introducing a CBDC to Reduce Tax Evasion
Colombia is considering the introduction of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) to facilitate transactions and reduce tax evasion. “The Hash” hosts discuss the privacy impl...
Colombia Considers Introducing a CBDC to Reduce Tax Evasion

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India Identifies 11 Crypto Exchanges Accused of Tax Evasion
India’s tax authority first began seizing assets to address alleged tax evasion late last year and initially identified six exchanges.
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Indian Superstar Amitabh Bachchan Pays Up After Tax Authorities' Action on Platform Hosting His NFTs
The platform, BeyondLife.club, was sent a notice by an Indian tax agency.
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