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U.S. Senators Propose Comprehensive Crypto Bill

U.S. Senators Propose Comprehensive Crypto Bill

Last week, Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Cynthia Lummis introduced a landmark bipartisan bill in the Senate that establishes a comprehensive regulatory framework for digital assets. The Responsible Financial Innovation Act encourages responsible financial innovation, flexibility, transparency…

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Podcast: Crypto Investment Funds

Podcast: Crypto Investment Funds

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Key Points:

Investment funds are becoming increasingly interested in cryptoassets Web3 is the next step in the evolution of the internet Policy and regulation will help stimulate investments in the industry

 

The world of cryptocurrencies has…

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Podcast: Crypto Tax Reporting

Podcast: Crypto Tax Reporting

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The U.S. tax treatment of classifying all digital assets as one broad category of property needs to be reworked to encompass different asset types. The documentation and tracking of basis, FMV, and taxable events is cumbersome and complex. CoinTracker…

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 Podcast: Decentralized Finance

Podcast: Decentralized Finance

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Key Points:

Financial advisors need to gain a strong understanding of the cryptoasset industry and how it affects the financial services industry. Decentralized finance (DeFi) has the potential to disintermediate and reconstruct how individuals transact with each…

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Podcast: Bitcoin Theory

Podcast: Bitcoin Theory

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Bitcoin is a monetary good that stores value due to energy and scarcity Bitcoin could enable more dynamic macroeconomic and monetary policy Other blockchain and digital asset ecosystems are much different than bitcoin

 

Bitcoin is…

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Steer Clear of the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty

Steer Clear of the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty

If you own or manage a business with employees, you may be at risk for a severe tax penalty. It’s called the “Trust Fund Recovery Penalty” because it applies to the Social Security and income taxes required to be withheld by a business from its employees’ wages.

Because the taxes are…

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