The BitcoinTaxes Podcast

Examining topics related to cryptocurrency & blockchain technology

Latest Episode: Alex Kugelman

IRS Educational Letters 6173, 6174, 6174-A

About The Show

The BitcoinTaxes Podcast started to help individuals better understand the relationship between cryptocurrency and taxation. The first installment of our series examined some of the complexities of crypto taxation by interviewing a variety of lawyers, tax attorneys, and legal professionals in the crypto-space. The current installment explores a variety of topics related to cryptocurrency and blockchain-technology.

Newest Guest:

Alex Kugelman


Alex Kugelman joins us to discuss the IRS educational letters 6173, 6174, and 6174-A, that were recently sent out to over 10,000 crypto users.

IRS Educational Letters 6173, 6174, 6174-A  |    43min

Previous Guest:

Drew Hinkes

Drew joins the show to discuss gaps in the current crypto tax guidance, how individual states handle cryptocurrency trading, the flawed concept of “valuation”, and what it’s like to teach a college course on cryptocurrency.

Crypto Tax Law  |    58min

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Meet The Host

Salvatore Vescio

Salvatore Vescio

The BitcoinTaxes Podcast was created by Colin Mackie, CEO & Founder of BitcoinTaxes, and Salvatore Vescio, a customer outreach specialist at BitcoinTaxes, as a way to bring expert advice on crypto, blockchain, and crypto taxation directly to cryptocurrency users.

The first series examined cryptocurrency taxation by interviewing tax attorneys, lawyers, and various tax professionals in the crypto tax space.

In the second series, Sal interviews thought leaders and experts in the crypto community on topics ranging from the basics of cryptocurrency to advanced applications of blockchain technology.

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