Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Reports have indicated that some investors are relocating in search of alternative taxation regimes in order to avoid heavy capital gains taxes. Japan currently taxes capital gains on profits derived through virtual currency trading at between 15% and 55%. Also Read: India’s Tax Department Issues Notices to 100,000 Crypto Investors Japanese Crypto...
Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been forced by court order to hand over thousands and thousands of its customers’ names and assorted personal information to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the agency’s effort to collect tax.    Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck Coinbase Sends Out IRS...
If you are an American client of Coinbase and made plenty of transactions during 2017, you better check your email. The company sent out tax forms for 2017 to many clients who were not necessarily expecting it. Also Read: Bitcoin Tax Reporting Software Developer Node40 Acquired for $8m IRS Tax Form San...
As the adage goes, there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. For any U.S. bitcoiners considering wriggling out of the latter, that task just got a little harder. The country’s Internal Revenue Service has revealed that it’s bolstering its armory to make it easier to track down...
Proposals to introduce tax exemptions for companies using blockchain technologies and cryptocurrency have been put on the table in Spain. The ruling People’s Party is preparing new legislation that will also offer incentives to entrepreneurs raising funds through ICOs. If lawmakers adopt the amendments, investors will not be required...
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) needs to establish guidelines on how Americans can report gains from hard-forked cryptocurrencies, the American Bar Association Section of Taxation said Tuesday.Section Chair Karen Hawkins wrote a letter noting that "several important developments in the cryptocurrency economy have taken place" since the IRS previously...
Having recently had to report over 13,000 of its clients to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS), making it easier to handle tax reporting is a must for Coinbase. The company has launched a tax calculator, but it will not be of much use for many of its clients...
Tax exemptions on profits from crypto-related transactions have been proposed during a meeting at the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia. Participants also called for a 10 fold increase of the limit for individual investments in ICOs. Russians should be allowed to open accounts with foreign exchanges, officials insisted....
A top official at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has confirmed the existence of numerous investigations into initial coin offering (ICO) campaigns.On Thursday, Stephanie Avakian, co-director of the SEC's Enforcement Division, said the agency had "dozens" of investigations that relate to cryptocurrency and ICOs, according to Bloomberg...
While some governments around the world, both local and national, are taking steps to try and limit the spread of the use of cryptocurrencies, many others are trying to ensure their citizens are free to adopt the revolutionary technology. The latest example of this is the US state of Wyoming...