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Crypto In Bankruptcy: Tax Apocalypse For Celsius Customers?

By Garrett L. Brodeur Bloomberg Tax Management Memorandum January 30, 2023 Introduction: In the aftermath of a series of bankruptcy filings by major cryptocurrency companies, a recent ruling on an ownership dispute in the bankruptcy case of Celsius Network LLC has placed certain interest-bearing account holders in a difficult position.

Garrett L. Brodeur Participates In A Panel Entitled “Basic and Advanced Issues Regarding IRS Liens and Levies, and Hot Topics in Tax Collections” At The ABA 2023 Midyear Tax Meeting

Garrett L. Brodeur participates in a panel titled “Basic and Advanced Issues Regarding IRS Liens and Levies, and Hot Topics in Tax Collections” at the American Bar Association’s 2023 Midyear Tax Meeting in San Diego, California on February 9, 2023. Description: This panel focuses on the basics of liens and

Garrett L. Brodeur Moderates A Panel Entitled “Emerging Issues in Crypto and Blockchain Practice” At The ABA 2023 Midyear Tax Meeting

Garrett L. Brodeur moderates a panel titled “Emerging Issues in Crypto and Blockchain Practice” at the American Bar Association’s 2023 Midyear Tax Meeting in San Diego, California on February 10, 2023. Description: Representing cryptocurrency clients involves a variety of issues and practical considerations, from tax compliance to incident response in

Kostelanetz Sponsors NYCLA Tax Court Calendar Call Pro Bono Program

As part of Kostelanetz’s commitment to pro bono work and giving back to the tax community, on December 5, 2022, Kostelanetz sponsored the New York County Lawyers Association’s (NYCLA) Tax Court Calendar Call Pro Bono Program. NYCLA’s U.S. Tax Court Calendar Call Pro Bono Program matches attorneys with unrepresented taxpayers

Coffee, NFTs, And Noncompliance?

By Garrett L. Brodeur and Mahima Chaudhary Tax Notes Federal November 28, 2022 Abstract: In this article, Brodeur and Chaudhary examine Odyssey, a new blockchain-based rewards program from Starbucks, and its potential tax pitfalls for unwary customers. Digital assets are becoming mainstream, and commercial enterprises are racing to find new

Garrett L. Brodeur Participates In A Panel Entitled “Exploring Tax Practice Settings With Alumni” For Students Of The Georgetown Law Center Tax LL.M. Program

Garrett L. Brodeur participates in a panel titled “Exploring Tax Practice Settings With Alumni” for students of the Georgetown Law Center Tax LL.M. Program on October 25, 2022. Panelists: Garrett L. Brodeur, Kostelanetz LLP Ballinger Doyle, Grant Thornton Camilah Gould-Bailey, Google Tax Saiya Savooji, KPMG Canada This panel was only

New Crypto Tax Question Foreshadows IRS Enforcement Priorities

By Garrett L. Brodeur Tax Notes Federal September 5, 2022 Abstract: In this article, Brodeur argues that recent changes to the Form 1040 cryptocurrency question highlight an area in which the IRS sees significant enforcement potential and foreshadow a continued shift in the agency’s priorities. In late July, the IRS

Old Dog, New Tricks? The New York FCA and Crypto-Tax Compliance

By Garrett L. Brodeur and David Taylor Tax Notes State July 25, 2022 Abstract: In this article, Brodeur and Taylor examine the New York Attorney General’s intention to use the state’s False Claims Act to ensure cryptocurrency tax compliance, which they argue raises important tax policy concerns and should serve

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Review Major FBAR Penalties Case

On June 21, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a major case regarding IRS penalties relating to Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBARs). Kostelanetz & Fink represents the American College of Tax Counsel (the “College”), which filed an amicus brief in Alexandru Bittner v. United States