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Aug 14, 2019

IRS Targets Crypto with Thousands of Letters to Virtual Currency Users

In perhaps a historic action, the IRS announced that by the end of this month it will contact more than 10,000 taxpayers with reminders of the federal income tax consequences of transactions involving virtual currencies.  Taxpayers who the IRS believes have engaged in virtual currency transactions that may have given rise to unreported or improperly reported income tax liabilities are urged to review past tax filings, file amended, or delinquent returns if necessary, and pay any required back taxes, interest, and penalties due to prior failures to fully or accurately report income from transactions involving virtual currency. » Read More