Tagged: taxes

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council Slams Looming Proposal to Dramatically Raise Taxes on Businesses

The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has distributed a note criticizing President Joe Biden’s planned tax increase that will hit both individuals and businesses. Addressing  the policy of pushing business taxes higher, the SBE Council says raising taxes during the shaky economy and… Read More

Coinsquare Negotiates with Canada Revenue Agency to Protect Most Client Information

CoinSquare, a Canadian crypto exchange,  has announced that it has come to terms with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in regards to the information provided regarding CoinSquare users. CoinSquare notes that in late 2020, the CRA filed an application in court to compel Coinsquare to… Read More

Operation Hidden Treasure Initiative by IRS to Uncover Unreported Crypto Profits: Report

The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) is in midst of tax season, typically a time of anxiety for most taxpayers as they scramble to package the litany of documents demanded by the IRS to complete federal taxes. Over the years, the IRS has issued multiple statements… Read More

Paradigm and Tiger Global Lead $100 Million Funding Round in TaxBit, a Crypto Tax and Accounting Firm

TaxBit has announced a significant $100 million Series A funding round led by Paradigm and Tiger Global with participation from a long list of big names. Investors in TaxBit include PayPal Ventures, Winkelvoss Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Bill Ackman, Qualtrics co-founder and chairman Ryan Smith, Anthony… Read More

Coinbase Recommends Using CoinTracker, a Free Tool for Calculating Taxes on Cryptocurrency Transactions

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San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase says it’s focused on helping its customers during tax season (in the United States) Lawrence Zlatkin, Vice President, Tax, Coinbase, notes that for the second consecutive year, taxpayers will be asked on their tax return forms questions regarding digital currencies…. Read More

How Tax Authorities Should Treat Cryptocurrency Staking Rewards

  Let me start with a confession: I am not smart enough to be a tax lawyer, certainly not a US tax lawyer.  The intricacies of the US tax code defy my brain’s attempts to systematize a coherent taxonomy.  The tax code is too complex… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Monzo and Xero Provide Tax Filing Tips for Self-Employed Professionals

UK challenger bank Monzo has announced several updates. The digital bank confirmed recently that the Year in Monzo 2020 is now available via its app. As explained by the banking challenger, the Year in Monzo shows customers key insights into how they spent, saved, and… Read More

Fintech Alliance in the Philippines and Private Business Entities are Supporting Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Bill

The Fintech Alliance in the Philippines, which aims to support the nation’s economic and social development goals, has teamed up with 43 other private business organizations in the country in order to express their support for the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE)… Read More

Cryptocurrency Tax Automation Software Provider TaxBit Scores Investments from PayPal Ventures, Winklevoss Capital, & Coinbase Ventures

TaxBit, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency tax automation software provider, announced on  Thursday it scored investments from PayPal Ventures and Coinbase Ventures. The latest investments come just a little over a year after TaxBit raised $5 million through its seed funding round. As previously reported, Taxbit claims… Read More

SurePrep Announces Strategic Partnership With Bittax For Cryptocurrency Tax Automation

SurePrep and Bittax recently announced they have a strategic partnership to streamline cryptocurrency tax compliance for tax professionals. According to the duo, this new collaboration ensures tax professionals have the necessary technology to address the needs of taxpayers who will be under increasing IRS scrutiny this… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange & Custodian Gemini Teams Up With TaxBit to Provide Tax Services Suite to Users

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, recently announced it has joined forces with cryptocurrency tax software platform TaxBit to provide its users with completed cryptocurrency tax reports and tools to better monitor and optimize tax reporting. According to Gemini, TaxBit’s Tax… Read More

Business Finances Management App Coconut Integrates with Tide, Transferwise, Tesco Bank, Virgin Money

Sam O’Connor, the CEO at Coconut, a company that provides a tool for self-employed individuals that helps them manage their business finances, has confirmed that their platform now connects with Tide, Transferwise, Tesco Bank and Virgin Money. O’Connor noted that they’ve added four more banking… Read More

Remote Working Fintech Deel Is Launching Operations Across Europe, will Help with Compliance, Payroll, Taxes

Many individuals and businesses across the globe have been forced to make major lifestyle changes, including working from home, due to the contagious COVID-19 outbreak. San Francisco-based Fintech firm Deel, which plans to improve the work from home process by offering an easy-to-use online platform,… Read More

Singapore’s Inland Revenue Authority Says it Won’t Collect Taxes on Cryptocurrency Airdrops or Hard Forks

Singapore’s tax authority, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), confirmed that it will not be collecting taxes on airdropped cryptocurrency, provided that the recipients get them  for free. As noted in an income tax treatment guide, released on April 17, 2020, the IRAS clarified… Read More

Crypto Taxes: Spain’s Tax Authorities Sends Warning Letters to 66,000 Digital Asset Investors

Spain’s tax authorities have begun sending warning letters to around 66,000 digital asset investors. The Spanish tax agency aims to remind cryptocurrency holders of their tax obligations. The Agencia Estatal de Administración Tributaria (AEAT) reportedly began its crypto-related tax collection campaign on April 1, 2020…. Read More

Simple Introduces Tax Refund Feature

Simple, a U.S. fintech and subsidiary of BBVA USA, has launched a tax refund feature that helps customers build savings by designating a portion or all of their anticipated tax refunds to their Simple saving accounts. Simple reported that the feature is one of a… Read More

South Korea’s Tax Authorities Recommend Imposing a Low-Level Trading Tax on Capital Gains Made from Cryptocurrency Transactions

South Korea’s tax authorities have advised the nation’s government to impose a low-level trading tax on capital gains made from digital currency trading before requiring Korean residents to pay a transfer income tax.  South Korea’s government will be introducing its new tax reform plan later… Read More

The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Asks IRS to Clarify Crypto Tax Approach

The Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA) has posted a letter addressed to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking the agency to clarify its stance on crypto and taxation. In the past, the IRS has issued several statements and warnings to holders of cryptocurrency with… Read More

Financial Services Provider Refundo Launches IRS & State Income Tax Refunds in Bitcoin, Cash, Ethereum, & Ripple

Refundo, a provider of tax-related financial products and services, announced on Tuesday it is once again making federal and state tax refunds available in cryptocurrency. The company revealed it is introducing support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETC), and Ripple (XRP) as additional cryptocurrency options… Read More

New Hampshire Legislators Vote Down Law to Permit Tax Payments in Cryptocurrency

Legislators in New Hampshire have voted 17-1 against a bill that would have required the state treasurer, “to develop an implementation plan for the state to accept cryptocurrencies as payment for taxes and fees and allows state agencies to accept payment in cryptocurrencies after July 1,… Read More

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