IRS Scrutiny on Cryptocurrency Reporting

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Product Format
Prerecorded Event
120 minutes
Product Description

Cryptocurrency Exchanges: Legal and Tax Issues


As the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) steps up with its tax enforcement for cryptocurrencies, it is important that you have a clear idea of what the reporting requirements are for cryptocurrency ownership and exchanges, and what valuation issues might arise from these transactions.

Join this session with taxation attorney Haleh Naimi, who will address some of the legal and tax issues affecting investments and transactions in cryptocurrencies and tokens. Naimi will present you with key technical concepts in understanding Bitcoin and Blockchain technology. You will get a review of federal tax reporting and compliance obligations for transactions involving cryptocurrency.

Session Highlights

This session will help you answer the following questions:

  • What are the reporting requirements for ownership of cryptocurrency?
  • Can taxpayers utilize section 1031 exchange treatment for cryptocurrencies?
  • What are the income tax reporting requirements for cryptocurrency exchanges?
  • What valuation issues might arise from these transactions?
  • What are the limitations on loss recognition on cryptocurrency transactions and exchanges?
  • How can taxpayers come into compliance with their reporting requirements to avoid penalties?

NASBA Category of Study: Taxes

Level: Basic

Who Should Attend

This webinar will provide valuable assistance to all personnel in:

  • Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
  • Enrolled Agents (EAs)
  • Other Tax Preparers
  • Attorneys
  • Finance and Accounting Professionals
  • Personnel in Accounting and Taxation Firms
  • Personnel in law firms dealing with tax issues
  • Small Business Owners
  • Financial Planners
  • Accountants
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About Our Speaker

Speaker Haleh Naimi | Bankruptcy Taxation Law Webinars

Haleh Naimi is a tax and bankruptcy attorney representing individuals and businesses (ranging in size from small to middle-market) in complex tax, bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters throughout California and New York.  She has lectured on tax controversy issues involving collection and bankruptcy taxation before thousands of attorneys, CPAs and enrolled agents throughout the nation.  She is graduate of New York University’s masters  of law in taxation; active...   More Info
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