What You Should Know About Cryptocurrency and Tax Issues

Venue

This is a virtual event, accessible online and over phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

This is a complimentary program sponsored by Meadows Collier.

Join us for a look at the current tax and regulatory landscape of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You'll get a user-friendly overview of the history and underlying technology behind Bitcoin, insights on emerging trends and unresolved issues, and the impact on tax compliance and enforcement.

The program will provide insight on:

• What cryptocurrency is
• The tax reporting risks of cryptocurrency
• A discussion of and implications related to whether cryptocurrency is property, currency, security, or something else
• Current IRS tax compliance and enforcement efforts related to cryptocurrency

Educational Objectives:

• Understand the current laws, rules and guidance regarding how cryptocurrency should be treated for tax purposes.
• Learn what to expect as the use of cryptocurrency becomes more prevalent.
• Gain insight on IRS tax compliance and enforcement efforts.

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

Attorney/Counsel, Board Member, Controller/Comptroller, CPA/Accountant, CEO/President, Finance, General Counsel, Managing Partner, Of Counsel, Partner, Practice Group Leader, Tax Preparer

Presenter

Joel N. Crouch, J.D.
  • Managing Partner
  • Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P.

Joel Crouch is Managing Partner of Meadows, Collier, Reed, Cousins, Crouch & Ungerman, L.L.P. He represents a broad range of clients, including individual taxpayers, closely-held business enterprises, estates, corporations and tax advisors in all stages of federal civil and criminal tax proceedings. In almost 30 years of practice, he has helped his clients resolve hundreds of civil and criminal tax matters, many of which involved sophisticated and complex legal and tax issues, both domestic and international.

Joel is board certified in tax law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has been recognized as one of the best in his field by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics Magazines by being named a Texas Super Lawyer from 2003 through 2018. He has also been named one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine for the year 2012-2018 and he has also been named to Best Lawyers in America for Tax Law.

Joel was recognized as a Top Rated Lawyer in White Collar Criminal Defense Law by ALM as published in The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel and The National Law Journal.

He is a frequent speaker on both substantive and procedural tax issues for both legal and accounting professionals.Topics include Tax Shelter Defense, IRS Examinations, Appeals, Litigation and Collection Strategies, IRS Criminal Investigations, IRS Offshore Activities, IRS Focus on Tax Professionals, Employment Classification, IRS penalties, and Litigating Partnership Tax Cases. Joel has published various articles regarding the IRS & tax procedures.

Continuing Education

Credits:
1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA
Practice Areas:
Legal
Prerequisite:
Basic knowledge of cryptocurrencies and tax issues
Level:
Intermediate
Production Date:
08/06/2018