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Congress takes a step toward a de minimis capital gains exemption for everyday cryptocurrency transactions

The Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2022 was introduced with bipartisan sponsors in the Senate today. This is a companion to a bill with the same name that has...

Congress takes a step toward a de minimis exemption for everyday cryptocurrency transactions

The Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2022 was introduced with bipartisan sponsors in Congress today. It would create a sensible de minimis exemption for low value cryptocurrency transactions in...

Congress takes a step toward a de minimis exemption for everyday cryptocurrency transactions

The Virtual Currency Tax Fairness Act of 2020 was introduced with bipartisan sponsors in Congress today. It would create a sensible de minimis exemption for low value cryptocurrency transactions in...

The ideal regulatory environment for Bitcoin

We’re often asked what our ideal regulatory environment would be for Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies like it. A few years ago, in a regulatory submission to the Indian Ministry of Finance,...

FOIA documents reveal cryptocurrency guidance has not been a priority for the IRS

On May 16th, in response to a letter from 21 members of Congress, IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig wrote, “I share your belief that taxpayers deserve clarity on basic issues...

A bill that would clarify securities law for tokens and improve the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies was just introduced in Congress.

Today, Reps. Warren Davidson and Darren Soto introduced the Token Taxonomy Act, which includes several common-sense changes to federal law. First, the bill would amend the definition of “security” in...

Several members of Congress have sent a letter to the IRS calling for cryptocurrency tax clarity.

Today's letter, published by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, calls on the agency to “expeditiously issue more robust guidance clarifying taxpayers’ obligations when using virtual currencies.” It is...

The Cryptocurrency Tax Fairness Act was offered as amendment to the House tax reform bill last night in Congress.

Video of the Rules Committee meeting is below and you can watch Rep. Jared Polis speak about the bill that he co-sponsored with Rep. David Schweikert. The amendment would have...

Reps. Polis & Schweikert introduce Cryptocurrency Tax Fairness Act in Congress

In April, Coin Center explained how the tax laws affecting digital currency transactions create serious friction for consumers and merchants and discourages the use of Bitcoin (or any cryptocurrency) as...

The Congressional Blockchain Caucus co-chairs asked the IRS for better guidance on digital currency taxation.

In a letter sent today to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, Reps. Jared Polis and David Schweikert asked the IRS to take action on recommendations the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration...

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