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Blockchain and Virtual Currency Implications for Tax
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CPE Self-study

Blockchain and Virtual Currency Implications for Tax

Gain the knowledge necessary to advise clients and organizations that are or may be involved in transactions involving Blockchain/DLT.

$239.20 - $379
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Information Technology

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

10

Author(s)

Tom Prieto, Kirk Phillips

Availability

1 year

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the impact of technology on taxation
  • Recognize the elements of distributed ledger technology (DLT)
  • Recall how digital assets can impact taxable transactions
  • Identify the tax implications of Blockchains
  • Identify the potential tax impact of Blockchain governance issues
  • Distinguish between terms the Blockchain, Bitcoin, and distributed ledger technology.
  • Distinguish how "Crypto-Economics" is different from traditional economics.
Key Topics
  • Understanding the IRS guidance
  • Fintech Revolution
  • Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Digital Assets
  • Private Blockchains
  • Smart Contracts
  • Governance
  • Regulations
  • Taxation
Product Details

Blockchain is changing taxes. Find out how.

As bitcoin becomes more mainstream, the use of its enabling technology, blockchain, will become more pervasive. Already, blockchain is affecting the tax services industry and it will continue to do so in the future.

This CPE course gives context to blockchain technology, so you will know how to master current tax issues, anticipate new challenges, and create value for yourself and your clients.

Gain the tools and information to become a trusted adviser on blockchain.

Created to help you gain an understanding of the importance and impact of blockchain, this course will give you the knowledge necessary to advise clients and organizations that are or may be involved in transactions using blockchain or distributed ledger technology.

Beginning with foundational topics, moving to application, and culminating with a regulatory perspective, this course presents blockchain technology for tax professionals in a clear, accessible, and integrated manner. The course:

  • Provides clarity on blockchain technology and guidance on the consequential tax impacts.
  • Describes the purpose and uses of blockchain technology, such as virtual currencies; explains the 2014 IRS tax guidance; and includes an update on the 2019 IRS tax guidance and the AICPA's comments.

This CPE course bundle gives context to blockchain technology, so you will know how to master current tax issues, anticipate new challenges, and create value for yourself and your clients. It also includes a supplement course on the latest information from the 2019 IRS Tax Guidance on Virtual Currency.

Note: When you purchase this self-study course, you will also receive IRS Guidance on Taxation for Virtual Currency, which will be automatically added to your cart at no charge.

Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs and other professionals with clients; and organizations that are utilizing Blockchain technology
  • Accountants with clients or within organizations that are holding, trading, or issuing digital assets
  • Individuals who are interested in getting a better technical understanding of Blockchain technology and digital assets and the impact of this technology on taxable transactions.
Pricing
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Nonmembers
Online
$379.00
AICPA Members
Online
$299.00
Tax Section Members
Online
$239.20
CITP Credential Holders
Online
$239.20

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
10
NASBA Field of Study
Information Technology, Taxes
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Blockchain technology.
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 1 year after purchase date.
Instructors
Tom Prieto
CPA, MBT
Tom Prieto is an author, CPE instructor, and an accounting professor at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif.
Kirk Phillips
CPA, CMA, CFE, CPB
Kirk is author of The Ultimate Bitcoin Business Guide for Entrepreneurs and Business Advisors and was the first CPA to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. He's a contributor to Bitcoin Magazine. As a speaker and continuing education crypto lecturer for CPAs and attorneys, he's a recognized thought leader on crypto security, strategy, accounting and taxation. Kirk is a cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICO advisor, investor and evangelist who weaves risk management into business processes. He is Digital Currency Council Certified, a Certified Bitcoin Professional and holds a certificate for the Introduction to Digital Currencies Course by the University of Nicosia.
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Blockchain and Virtual Currency Implications for Tax
Online
$379.00
Nonmember Price
$379.00
Price excluding sales tax
$379.00
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