This course explores the exciting frontier of cryptocurrency taxation. You'll learn key terms as well as what are and are not taxable events, the definition of mining cryptocurrency, how capital gains work with cryptocurrency and the definition of a hard fork. We will explore current enforcement action from the IRS's CID and recent lawsuits. Most importantly, you will learn how to keep your clients out of trouble with the IRS!

You'll earn how to track basis of a coin, token, or portion thereof back to the origin. You'll learn how to distinguish between what is a reportable transaction and what is not a reportable transaction. We will also briefly touch on how to account for margin trades.

Participants earn 1.0 CE/CPE credits

Additional Information:
IRS Program Number: RUSSH-T-00001-18-O
Field of Study: Federal Tax Law Topics / Tax
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of federal payroll taxation in the United States.
Who Should Attend: CPAs, Enrolled Agents, Tax Preparers, Tax Attorneys
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Refunds and Cancellations: No refunds will be granted as this is a free course. For more information regarding refund, complaint, and/or program cancellation policies please email us at
Happy Tax dba CryptoTaxAcademy will be providing the CE/CPE for this webinar.
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This webinar is FREE for all clients. Just one of the many value-added benefits of using the leading tax practice management software in the industry.

  • Learn key terms in cryptocurrency
  • Learn to tell what is and is not a taxable event
  • Learn how to treat mining
  • Learn about hard forks and airdrops
  • Learn how to keep your clients out of trouble with the IRS
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