Multi-State – INSIGHT: The Sales Tax Implications Of Accepting Virtual Currency As Payment

I. Introduction This article is part two of a three-part series. It has been several months since part one, and the worldwide obsession with Bitcoin and other virtual currencies has not slowed down. In part one, we provided a factual Continue reading Multi-State – INSIGHT: The Sales Tax Implications Of Accepting Virtual Currency As Payment

Multistate – Understanding Bitcoin And Taxes

As cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin become more mainstream, the Internal Revenue Service is paying close attention. In fact, from the close of 2018 and onward, we’re looking at monumental changes in how the IRS is considering these technologies, at least financially. Continue reading Multistate – Understanding Bitcoin And Taxes

New York – The New York State Department Of Taxation And Finance Excused Bitcoin Users From Paying Sales Tax

SALT Report 3533 – In the memorandum the Department states that convertible virtual currency, such as Bitcoin, are considered intangible personal property for sales tax purposes.  Therefore purchases or use of Bitcoins are not subject to sales tax.  However, the Continue reading New York – The New York State Department Of Taxation And Finance Excused Bitcoin Users From Paying Sales Tax

Multistate – Virtual Currency And Sales Tax

SALT Report 3329 – On April 8, 2014 congressman Steve Stockman introduced the “Virtual Currency Tax Reform Act”.  The IRS deemed virtual currencies (Bitcoin) as property requiring capital gains reporting.  This Act is intended to change the status of virtual Continue reading Multistate – Virtual Currency And Sales Tax