Of Course, The IRS is Updating Its Bitcoin Tax Guidelines as Price is Rising –

With Bitcoin spiking more than 120 percent since the start of 2019, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says it is readying an updated set of guidelines to cover cryptocurrency taxation. IRS Preparing Additional Crypto Tax Guidelines In a letter to a bipartisan group of U.S. Congressmen, the IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig declared that clear-cut […]

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Australia Tax Office Tries To Track Down Cryptocurrency-Tax Evaders

Thus far, Australian cryptocurrency traders have been able to avoid the gaze of the tax man without too much effort. But this week, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) launched a data-matching program, in an attempt to hunt down evaders. Up To 1 Million Australians Hold Crypto Assets According to ATO estimates, between 500,000 and one […]

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First Canadian Municipality Starts Accepting Bitcoin For Property Taxes

The town of Innisfil, Ontario will be the first municipality in Canada to accept bitcoin in payment for property taxes. The pilot scheme will be in partnership with Toronto-based Coinberry, who simultaneously announced a new easy-to-use cryptocurrency payment solution. ‘Tax Payments in BTC’ Trend Reaches Canada Accepting bitcoin for payment of taxes is becoming a thing south […]

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Indiana, New Hampshire May Be Next to Accept Cryptocurrencies for Taxes

A house bill for amending the currently existing taxation Code of Indiana has been filed January 24 seeking acceptance of cryptocurrencies for paying taxes. Another bill requiring the state treasurer of New Hampshire to develop an implementation plan for accepting cryptocurrencies for tax payments has also been filed.  Pay Taxes With Cryptocurrencies in Indiana House […]

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UK MP Wants to To Introduce Bitcoin Tax Payments

UK Member of Parliament, Eddie Hughes, has called for local authorities to take a lead, and accept Bitcoin payments. The Conservative politician also believes that a lack of reliable information is holding back wider adoption. The UK Should Take the Lead MP Hughes’ comments, reported in the Express newspaper, follow the recent announcement that Ohio now […]

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Crypto Accounting Firm Predicts Massive Loss Claims in IRS Tax Filings for 2019

With more people rushing into the cryptocurrency market since late 2017 and the subsequent year-long bear market in 2018, one accounting envisages a barrage of loss claims in cryptocurrency and Bitcoin tax filings next year. Record Loss Claims in Cryptocurrency Tax Filings In a press release by NODE40 – a cryptocurrency accounting firm, the company […]

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France Considers a Flat Capital Gains Tax for Bitcoin

The finance commission in France’s lower house of parliament has reportedly backed plans to decrease taxes on bitcoin sales, putting it on the same level as the standard capital gains tax. 30% Flat Tax on Bitcoin Gains Reuters reports that the finance commission in the lower house of the French parliament has backed plans to […]

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South Korea: Reports of 10% Tax on Cryptocurrency Gains Are Fake

10% Tax on Crypto Grains is Fake News Taxation has been a hot topic in the cryptocurrency world this year. Governments want their piece of the pie and traders are anxious to know how badly their tax collectors plan to gouge them. Luckily, many governments have already announced their stances on the matter. Some have […]

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Russia: Cryptocurrency Users Must Calculate Own Tax

Wilma Woo · June 7, 2018 · 5:00 pm Russian citizens will have to compute their own tax obligations from cryptocurrency trading, the head of the country’s tax office said on June 6.  Cryptocurrency Trading Is ‘Excess Income’ In a document originally compiled last month,  Alexey Sazanov, director of the Russian Ministry of Finance’s tax […]

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