On Demand Webinar

Nuts & Bolts of Cryptocurrency Taxation and New Law Update

Webinar Details$219

Course Description: Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether are two trending topics in the fin-tech world. Yet, few business professionals can grasp the intricacies, opportunities and challenges posed by this new technology. This session intends to give you a high-level, non-technological understanding of the history of blockchain/cryptocurrencies and the taxation of common blockchain related transactions. This session also covers current developments surrounding this topic, and especially on how to successfully navigate through tax notices such as CP2000, Letter 6173, Letter 6174 & Letter 6174-A.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn history of blockchain and cryptocurrency 
  • Tax implications related to investing in cryptocurrency
  • Tax implications related to running a mining operation
  • Tax implications related to using cryptocurrency as a method of payment
  • Tax implications related to exchanges of cryptocurrency
  • Foreign reporting related to cryptocurrency transactions
  • To learn IRS position on taxation of cryptocurrencies and current developments
  • Tax planning opportunities
  • Learn New developments in this space (new tax law update and IRS notice letters)

Guest Speaker

Shehan Chandrasekera

Shehan Chandrasekera

Shehan is one of the handful of CPAs in the country who is an operator and conceptual subject matter expert on cryptocurrency taxes. Prior to CoinTracker, Shehan co-founded and worked for several regional and national public accounting firms for several years. His ability to dissect the tax code and innovative thinking have immensely contributed to his rapid professional growth.Shehan is a published author, CPE instructor and a frequent technical contributor to various social media platforms. Hi... View Full Profile