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How to Serve Taxpayers with Virtual Currency Transactions

Program Description

With the inclusion of a virtual currency question on Schedule 1, cryptocurrencies are heading mainstream. It is important that practitioners know how to help clients who check “yes” for this question. This session will offer you the right technical knowledge, a framework, and tools required to handle these clients and walk you through an actual case study.

Learning Objectives

- Participants who complete this could will be able to:
- Understand the virtual currency tax compliance timeline and landscape
- Recognize schedule 1 tax implications and how to tackle this question
- Identify methods to solve a cryptocurrency-related client case study using a software tool
- Identify best practices in dealing with cryptocurrency-related clients

Speaker Bio

Shehan is one of the handful of CPAs in the country who is recognized as a real-world operator and a conceptual subject matter expert on cryptocurrency taxation. He is the Head of Tax Strategy at CoinTracker, a Forbes Tax Contributor and a CPE instructor who has won various awards: 2019 CPA Practice Advisor 40 under 40 accounting professionals, Outstanding Young CPA of the year & Among 21 accountants mentioned on Accounting Today who will be helping shape (and reshape) accounting in 2020 and beyond by Accounting Today. Shehan is a renowned speaker who has done speaking engagements with many organizations including Google, Coinbase, Lyft, AICPA, American Bar Association, and State CPA Societies.

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Shehan Chandrasekera

Recommended CPE Credit

1 hour

Recommended Field of Study


Program Level




Advance Preparation


Delivery Method

QAS Self-Study


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