Wash Sale Rules May Soon Apply to Your Crypto Losses

As part of the negotiations around the "Recovering America's Wildlife Act" currently making its way through Congress, lawmakers are taking aim at the wash sale rules that currently don't apply to crypto losses as a means to fund the bill.

The Tax Impact of This Year’s Platform and Protocol Failures

Note: This article originally appeared as part of CoinDesk's Tax Week. Throughout 2022, the crypto economy has been in the throes of a bear market, which has taken a heavy toll on investors, platforms and protocols. While investors have watched the value of their holdings drop, there has been an uptick in failures at the … Continue reading The Tax Impact of This Year’s Platform and Protocol Failures

The Jarretts Didn’t Break Any Ground for Stakers

UPDATED 2/15/22 On the evening of February 2, news broke that the IRS had agreed to refund Joshua and Jessica Jarrett a little over $3,000 in taxes paid on Tezos (XTZ) staking rewards earned in 2019. The Jarretts filed suit against the IRS back in May 2021 in the Middle District of Tennessee after filing … Continue reading The Jarretts Didn’t Break Any Ground for Stakers

Self-Directed IRAs — Investing for Retirement with Crypto and Other Alternative Assets

As alternative asset classes move toward greater acceptance, many people have become interested in including non-traditional investments in their retirement planning. Self-directed IRAs (sdIRAs)have been available since the passage of ERISA in 1974, but recently there seems to be much more interest in them. This is no doubt the result of the recent crypto boom and more … Continue reading Self-Directed IRAs — Investing for Retirement with Crypto and Other Alternative Assets

Infrastructure Bill passes — What it means for crypto investors

Late Friday, the House passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (download here). Tucked into the over 1,000 pages of legislation aimed at bolstering the US’s fledgling infrastructure, Congress also included some new information reporting requirements for crypto investors. Since we already went over the implications of the new reporting rules in a previous blog post, … Continue reading Infrastructure Bill passes — What it means for crypto investors

Two new crypto tax provisions to know

There are a number of tax policy provisions in various stages of discussion in Congress. Relevant to crypto investors are the Infrastructure Bill which is currently sitting in the House of Representatives, and two bills aimed at retirement: the Securing a Strong Retirement Act in the House and the Retirement Security and Savings Act in … Continue reading Two new crypto tax provisions to know