Crypto Crackdown

 IntroductionDogecoin, Shiba, Bitcoin, Ethereum. If none of those sound familiar, then you might have been living under a rock the past few years. From online forums to mainstream news networks, crypto has been a hot topic. We have seen people lose fortunes to crypto, while others got rich seemingly overnight. Because crypto is such a new technology, the final verdict on some of the more complex tax issues related to it are up in the air. While the future holds many uncertainties on how crypto tax issues will be litigated, income that comes from crypto is taxable income like it would...
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IRS issuing a series of urgent letters to over 10,000 taxpayers regarding their virtual currency transactions.

The IRS started sending out letters mid-July to taxpayers who have participated in virtual currency transactions. The letters consist of three different versions: Letter 6174, Letter 6174-A, and Letter 6173. Each letter's intention, according to the IRS, is to "strive to help taxpayers understand their tax and filing obligations and how to correct ...
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