Cryptocurrency: The Basics, Tax Implications, and Initial Planning Observations

Bilzin Sumberg
International Tax & Wealth Planning Conference
April 27, 2022

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Paul J. D'Alessandro, Jr. and David M. Seifer participated in a panel discussion titled Cryptocurrency: The Basics, Tax Implications, and Initial Planning Observations at Bilzin Sumberg’s International Tax and Wealth Planning Conference. The session provided practitioners with an overview of the basic tax and non-tax considerations related to the ownership of cryptocurrency assets, as well as the fundamental concepts embodied by various types of cryptocurrencies and the underlying blockchain technology. Topics covered included basic IRS guidance and tax treatment of cryptocurrency transactions, planning observations, and various corporate and regulatory issues.

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