The BitcoinTaxes Podcast

Examining topics related to cryptocurrency & blockchain technology

Cryptocurrency Audit Defense

by The BitcoinTaxes Podcast | Guest: Alex Kugelman

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.

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Blockchain Powered COVID-19 Relief Campaign


Connie Gallippi joins our show to discuss how BitGive is harnessing the benefits of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency in order to help those in need during the COVID-19 crisis. She shares information about BitGive’s most recent campaign, and the beneficiaries of the cryptocurrency donations.

Connie Gallippi: Founder of BitGive| 42min

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A Deep Dive Into IRS Crypto Audits

Alex Kugelman is a frequent guest on this podcast – back in July 2019 he came on the show to discuss the IRS Educational Letters that were being sent out. Before that, in May, he shared some excellent information about IRS cryptocurrency audits. Today, he elaborates on these topics and goes in-depth about what could happen in a potential crypto audit.

Alex Kugelman: A Deep Dive Into IRS Crypto Audits |    35min

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The end of the tax season is quickly approaching, and this last episode in our current podcast series answers and explores some of the common questions with using Bitcoin.Tax for crypto taxation. Join us with Colin Mackie, CEO and Founder of Bitcoin.Tax, where we answer these questions and talk about some upcoming features of our software.

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Cryptocurrency capital gains can be an extra source of income, however, these gains are taxed and those taxes can become costly for many crypto traders. In this episode, we speak with Drew Kernosky of Archer Tax Group, to discuss ways to mitigate these tax burdens including crypto-backed loans and qualified opportunity zones, which can defer gains until 2026.

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A lack of guidance has left crypto traders unsure of their reporting obligations for foreign accounts. We are joined with Andrew Gordon, a tax attorney, who understands the ins and outs of foreign account reporting in relation to cryptocurrency trading. Andrew discusses FBAR, FATCA, penalties associated with not reporting, and to answer the question – do cryptocurrencies have to be included in these reports?

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Tyson Cross, a tax attorney from Cross Law and BitcoinTaxSolutions, discusses some of the more complex issues in cryptocurrency taxation, as well as the effects that the 2018 tax law changes have had on crypto taxes. Tyson shares his knowledge about how the IRS views token swaps, splits, ICOs, stablecoins, and airdrops.

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Meet The Host

Salvatore Vescio

The BitcoinTaxes Podcast was created by Colin Mackie, CEO & Founder of BitcoinTaxes, and Salvatore Vescio, a marketing and technical support 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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