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The Lawyer’s Guide To Cryptocurrency: Ethical, Tax, And Reporting Issues With The Receipt Of Cryptocurrency As Payment For Legal Services

By Christopher M. Ferguson Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure Fall 2022 Introduction: The cryptocurrency (“crypto”) economy appears here to stay. Notwithstanding the recent “crypto winter,” the use of, and trading in, bitcoin and other crypto-currencies has exploded over the last several years. Once viewed as mysterious, fringe operators regulated

The IRS’s Big Plans For Big Data

By Christopher M. Ferguson CPA Journal August/September 2021 Faced with shrinking budgets and resources, for more than a decade the IRS has been forced to do more with less. It has responded by turning to big data analytics. In recent years, the IRS has amassed massive amounts of taxpayer data