This course is a deeper dive into the complex side of cryptocurrency taxation, including mining, staking, forks, airdrops, DeFi swaps, yield farming, liquidity pools, and more. With little to no guidance in these areas, we discuss existing tax law and how best to apply it to cryptocurrency situations. We also cover using the blockchain itself to extract transactions and tools that can help in that process.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the tax law principles relating to cryptocurrency described in existing IRS guidance
  • Analyze the taxation of complex cryptocurrency situations
  • Identify cryptocurrency transactions in need of additional guidance
  • Evaluate options for clients with cryptocurrency transactions that have little-to-no guidance

Education Information

IRS Program Number: NMVBP-T-00209-22-S

Length: 100 minutes plus optional question-and-answer session (no CE)

Prerequisite:  Complete an introductory cryptocurrency taxation class and have a full understanding of Notice 2014-21

Program Level: Advanced

Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study (NASBA); On-Demand (IRS)

Field of Study: Taxes (NASBA); Federal Tax Topic/Federal Tax Related Matter (IRS)

Credit hours: 2 NASBA CPE / 2 IRS CE

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Course expires one year after purchase.

Instructor: Matt Metras, EA Click here to learn more about the instructor.

All continuing education credit is provided through Gregory & Associates, Inc. which is doing business as Compass Tax Educators. Click here for more information regarding our refund and education policies.  

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