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Complicated U.S. Tax Laws Result In $5 Billion In Unrealized Crypto Losses
Last year, the crypto community pointed fingers at tax payers liquidating assets in order to cover inflated tax bills due to the substantial gains realized during the 2017 Bitcoin bull run as among the chief reasons the bear market had begun. In 2018, however, the inverse happened, and most cryptocurrency investors suffered massive losses as…
Confusion Over Bitcoin Tax Results In Poor Reporting of Gains and Losses
With Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies making huge sums of money for those adept at timing the market, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is keen to make sure it receives its cut of the profits. However, a lawyer from Morgan Lewis & Bockius states that many users do not realise that even when they have…
Legislators Ask Internal Revenue Service For Clearness on Crypto Tax Reports, Better Regulating Market
Lawmakers from the United States House of Representatives have issued an open letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), requesting additional clarity on tax laws surrounding crypto such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. The open letter was addressed to acting IRS commissioner, the honorable David Kautter on behalf of Congressmen David Schweikert (R-AZ), Brad Wenstrup (R-OH),…