IRS Advisory Committee Calls for Additional Guidelines on Crypto Taxation

An advisory committee of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants the agency to provide additional guidelines for the taxation of crypto transactions, according to a 2018 general report published Oct. 24.Although in 2014 the IRS had already issued commentary specifically on digital currencies,  recommending they be treated as a property, the Information Reporting Program […]

IRS Advisory Committee Requests Clearer Guidance for Crypto Tax Code

On October 24, 2018, an advisory committee to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published a report calling for clarity on the IRS’s position toward cryptocurrency taxation.The Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC) recently released its annual report advising the IRS on possible areas to improve the tax code, specifically referring to data gathered throughout the […]