Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies Taxation : What Accountants Need to Know ?

CEU Approved

  • 60 minutes

“CPAs, accountants and enrolled agents who prepare taxes will mostly benefit from this session”

Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and ether are two trending topics in the fin-tech world. Yet, few business professionals can grasp the intricacies, opportunities and challenges posed by this new technology. This session intends to give you an overview of the history of the blockchain, properties of blockchain, limitations of blockchain, how to buy & sell crypto currencies, special terms associated with the blockchain and the taxation of common blockchain related transactions.

Join this session by expert speaker Shehan Chandrasekera, where he will prepare you to take on clients in blockchain related businesses, communicate effectively with them and implement best tax practices.

Session Highlights:

  • Brief history and Overview of the blockchain technology

  • How to buy & sell tokens in an efficient way

  • What will be the Limitations of blockchain technology

  • Taxation tricks of common blockchain related transactions

  • Best practices of crypto currencies and blockchain technology

Why You Should Attend:

This session should give you an overall understanding of the blockchain technology, and prepare you to take on clients in blockchain related businesses. It will help you to communicate effectively with them and implement best tax practices.

Who Should Attend:

  • CPAs,

  • Accountants,

  • Enrolled agents,

  • Attorneys,

  • CFOs

  • Any financial professionals who seek to know about Crypto currencies & Blockchain

Advanced Preparation: None 

Program Level: Intermediate 

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Cryptocurrency

Field of Study: Cryptocurrency mining

*You may ask your Question directly to our expert during the Q&A session.

** You can buy On-Demand and view it as per your convenience.

Shehan Chandrasekera

Shehan Chandrasekera

Shehan is the founder of JAG CPAS & Co and leads the technology & startup niche in the practice. He is a published author, CPE instructor and a frequent technical contributor to various social media platforms. His article on “Virtual Currency and Tax Ramifications” was featured in “The Tax Adviser” magazine sponsored by the AICPA. He was one of the first CPAs to have a published article on Cryptocurrency taxation. Further, he serves as a fractional CFO for several startups ranging from fin-tech to space-tech and enjoy working as the associate director of Houston Blockchain Alliance.

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Number of CPE Credits Awarded for This Course: 1.0 (Specialized Knowledge - 1.0)

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

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