Cryptocurrency can be a very confusing issue for a client in both compliance and in planning. This course will assist the practitioner in understanding the tax aspects of cryptocurrency from a federal compliance standpoint. **Please Note: If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduction to cryptocurrency. Understanding the term “blockchain”. Various types of cryptocurrency. Why cryptocurrency is popular. Investment attributes of cryptocurrency. Tax aspects of cryptocurrency. Position of the Internal Revenue Service. Understanding Notice 2014-21 (IRS Virtual Currency Guidance). Understanding Notice 2014-21 FAQs. Compliance issues. Charitable issues. Internal Revenue Service enforcement.
CPAs, EAs, attorneys, financial planners, insurance agents, and bankers.
To provide tax practitioners with an understanding of the tax aspects of cryptocurrency from a Federal compliance standpoint.
4.94 stars out of 5 - speaker rating for 2019
“Art Werner is a great speaker. Smart and entertaining.”
“Very well done! [Art Werner is] engaging and answered questions.”
“Great use of examples [by Art Werner], made the day fly by.” - past attendees
Art Werner is currently a shareholder in and is the President of the lecture firm Werner - Rocca Seminars, Ltd. Mr. Werner’s areas of expertise include business, tax, financial, and estate planning for high net worth individuals.
In addition, Mr. Werner is an adjunct professor of taxation in the Master of Science in Taxation program at the Philadelphia University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Werner received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.S. in Taxation from Widener University. He holds a J.D. in Law from the Delaware Law School.
Mr. Werner lectures extensively in the areas of Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Estate and Gift Taxation to Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, Insurance Agents, and Financial Planners, and has presented well in excess of 2,000 eight-hour seminars over the past 20 years. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Werner was rated as having the highest speaker knowledge in his home state of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, was awarded the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in the State of Nevada, the Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, and the South Carolina Association of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.
Non-Member Price $109.00
Member Price $79.00