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Crypto Tax 101

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Crypto Tax 101
IRS Program #: X9QQU-T-00864-22-O
CTEC #: 6257-CE-0063
CE: 2 IRS credits
Speaker: Matt Metras, EA

An introduction to cryptocurrency taxation, covering the basics on blockchain and cryptocurrency and how to report common crypto situations. We will cover IRS guidance to date and discuss options on how to treat situations not covered by guidance. This class will help you guide the average taxpayer through the most frequent tax situations. We will also discuss tools that can be used to help simplify the process.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify what cryptocurrency is and how it functions
  • Review current IRS guidance and substantial authority
  • Identify transactions most likely to be encountered by the taxpayer
  • Interpret your specific client situations and apply IRS guidance accordingly

This session is a part of the Crypto Currency Certificate Program. The Program offers those that take it a deep dive into the tax issues surrounding Crypto Currency. Attendees will leave the program an expert in all things crypto and able to help clients get through any situation they encounter. Take this certificate program today and be confident in any issue your clients bring to you.

On Demand: Video recordings will be posted but no on-demand CE is given by purchasing the live certificate program. Must attend all live sessions to receive CE certificate. Content available for 1 year for the live only certificate.

Need a more flexible schedule? The Cryptocurrency Certificate Program - On Demand is available for purchase. Videos will be live in mid July after the live program has completed. Learn more.


  • Matthew Metras, EA

    Matt Metras, EA is the owner of MDM Financial Services in Irondequoit, NY. He has been practicing since 2003 and specializes in bookkeeping and taxation for cryptocurrency clients. He is a frequent guest on the Bitcoin Taxes podcast. He has instructed on Cryptocurrency Taxation for the National Association of Enrolled Agents, The American Institute of Certified Tax Planners and many other organizations and is a contributing writer for Matt serves on NAEA's Governmental Relations Committee and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force. Additionally, he is an administrator of the “Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Tax Info” Facebook group and a moderator of the r/cryptotaxation subreddit. Matt is also a passionate community advocate and serves on his local Board of Education.

June 7, 2022
Tue 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 2H 0M

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