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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 forecasts that the… Read More »

Student Turns $5K into $800K Trading Crypto, But Now Owes $400K in Taxes

One college student turned his $5K investment into $880k but now says trading “ruined” his life as he’s facing $400k in cryptocurrency taxes.  From Big Profits to a Tax Nightmare An anonymous college student recently posted on Reddit to solicit advice about what to do while they face a massive tax bill in the wake of cryptocurrency trading.… Read More »

Japan’s Tax Committee Looks to Simplify Cryptocurrency Gains Reporting

Japan’s Tax Investigation Committee, an advisory body of the government, is looking to simplify its tax filling system as confusion has led to poor reporting of profits with digital currencies in the country. Japan Lawmakers Discuss Ways to Simplify Tax Returns of Cryptocurrency Gains At a meeting held on Wednesday, members of the taxation committee spoke before the… Read More »

South Africa’s Tax Agency Targets Tax-Evading Cryptocurrency Traders

Advertisement South Africa’s tax agency is looking into methods for identifying tax-dodging cryptocurrency traders, the acting head of the authority has revealed. The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is studying ways to spot non-compliant cryptocurrency traders in order to investigate any scenario of failure to declare profits from investments, acting Commissioner Mark Kingon said while speaking at the… Read More »

South African Releases Draft Cryptocurrency Tax Law

The South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) recently released a draft cryptocurrency tax legislation. The draft defines the framework of virtual currency taxation in the country. Details of the Draft Cryptocurrency Tax Legislation The draft cryptocurrency tax legislation follows on from the press release issued by SARS in April 2018. At that time, the tax agency categorically laid out… Read More »

IRS Launches International Effort to Investigate Cryptocurrency Tax Crimes

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is taking cryptocurrency tax compliance to the international stage, joining tax authorities from four other nations to form a coalition tasked with combating cryptocurrency-related tax crimes. Taking the Cryptocurrency Tax Fight to the Global Stage In recent times, cryptocurrency trading has reached significant levels and can no longer be dismissed as… Read More »

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

South Korea’s Ministry of Finance has denied reports of 10% income tax on cryptocurrency investments.  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,… Read More »