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with Amy Wall

Virtual Currency Taxation: Basic

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn what virtual currency is and the history of it
  • Learn the difference between digital currency, virtual currency, and cryptocurrency 
  • Learn how virtual currency ownership is determined
  • Learn what the blockchain is (the technology that powers cryptocurrency)


Course Overview

Course Details
  • Level: Beginner
  • Cost: Free
  • Field of Study: Taxes
  • Advanced Prep: None
  • Credit Type: CE & CPE
  • Credit Hours: 1
Course Description

This course is Part 1 of a comprehensive 2-part series intended to help you understand and become savvy with tax issues and considerations with respect to virtual currency. Learn the history of cryptocurrency including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, as well as examine the blockchain—the technology that drives cryptocurrency. Understand the differences and similarities between cryptocurrency, digital currency, and virtual currency. Also, discover what the IRS has declared regarding virtual currency.

A tremendous underreporting issue is growing, and tax professionals are going to be responsible for helping keep their clients in compliance.


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