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This program was recorded on December 27th, 2017
This course will provide the basics of an important, emerging, issue in United States income taxation, namely, the taxation of cryptocurrency. The recent rapid appreciation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has sent many investors to their attorneys and accountants in search of answers regarding how these assets are taxed. In this course, we will analyze the current guidance that the Internal Revenue Service has issued for cryptocurrency, look at the impact of the recent decision in U.S. v. Coinbase on cryptocurrency reporting, discuss cryptocurrency reporting requirements, and review potential mitigation strategies.
Alex Golubitsky has ten years of experience in tax controversy and tax planning. Alex focuses on international tax, and specifically, territorial tax incentives in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Alex also works on a broad array of international tax issues, including offshore planning and disclosure. His work for clients frequently involves: