Category: Taxes

Congressman Ted Budd Asks for Lower Taxes on Cryptocurrency Transactions

Speaking at the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on June 4, 2019, U.S. Republican Congressman Ted Budd mentioned two crypto specific bills he hopes would witness unanimous support from the Congress. These bills are titled The Cryptocurrency Tax Fairness Act, and the Virtual Value Tax Fix of 2018. Cryptocurrency […]

Republic of San Marino Issues Regulatory Policies on Tokens, Token Offerings

The captains regent of the Republic of San Marino, Nicola Selva and Michele Muratori, have issued a governmental decree on blockchain tech for businesses, according to a recent document. The new decree outlines procedures for registering a blockchain-based organization with the “Istituto per l’Innovazione della Repubblica di San Marino,” or […]

Japan: Tax Authorities Say Crypto Traders Owe Them $93 Million

Japan-based entities have failed to report their crypto gains valued at 10 billion yen ($93 million) over the past several years by March 2019, local national newspaper Asahi Shimbun reports on June 5. According to Asahi, about 30 crypto-related businesses and 50 individuals have not declared their revenues from cryptocurrency […]

Belarus General Prosecutor Warns About Cryptocurrency’s Use in Tax Evasion

Belarus’ general prosecutor has raised concerns about the role cryptocurrency could be playing in tax evasion, local daily news outlet reported on June 4. Speaking as Belarus hosted the International Prosecutors Association’s regional conference, Aleksandr Konyuk said the time had come for all attendants’ authorities to study cryptocurrency use. […]

California CPAs Push for Crypto Accounting Clarity

The California Society of CPAs is pushing for clarity in accounting and disclosure rules regarding cryptocurrencies, citing a lack of specific guidance within U.S. GAAP, the standard accounting protocols followed in the U.S. The 54-member committee’s concern is the divergence in reporting methods utilized by companies who itemize cryptocurrencies on […]