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Congressional Committee Calls for Clearer Crypto Tax Code in Letter to IRS

In an open letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. House’s Committee on Ways and Means argues that the tax collection body is leaving investors in the lurch with its vague cryptocurrency tax codes. Authored by congressional representatives Kevin Brady, Lynn Jenkins, Darin LaHood, David Schweikert and Brad Wenstrup, the letter, addressed to Acting Commissioner David Kautter, calls ...

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Abu Dhabi Regulator Calls for International Cryptocurrency Regulation Effort

The head of the financial regulator of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital Abu Dhabi wants “proper” international regulation of cryptocurrency, local news outlet The National reports Wednesday, September 19. Speaking during an interview at this week’s Fintech Abu Dhabi event, Richard Teng, head of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), claimed that loss ...

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UK Treasury Committee Calls for End to ‘Wild West Situation’ in Crypto Market

The U.K. Treasury Committee is calling for cryptocurrency regulations in order to protect investors, the BBC reported September 18. The committee of Members of Parliament (MPs) in the House of Commons has reportedly called for a resolution to certain issues surrounding digital currency such as listing price volatility, poor consumer protection, the risk of hacker attacks, and money laundering. As ...

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By Next Year, Almost 50% of Phone Calls in the US Will Be Scams

Even though mobile calls have been a popular invention, they also become an increasingly popular tool among criminals. A new report shows nearly half of cell phone calls in the US will be a scam by 2019. A very worrisome statistic, which also has major cryptocurrency-related implications. Beware of Cell Phone Call Scams It is quite interesting to note how technology ...

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Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz Calls Crypto Price Bottom

Mike Novogratz, founder and CEO of crypto investment firm Galaxy Digital Capital Management, said that cryptocurrency prices have hit a bottom in a tweet today, September 13. Novogratz also pointed out that the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index (BGCI), which is designed to measure the performance of the largest cryptocurrencies traded in U.S. dollars, “retouched the highs of late last year ...

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Belgian Think Tank Calls for Crypto Exchange and ICO Regulations at EU Level

A report from a Belgian think tank that will reportedly be distributed to European Union (E.U.) ministers calls for unified legislation on cryptocurrencies and more scrutiny on how they are distributed to investors, Reuters reported September 5. The report, ostensibly released by Brussels-based think tank Bruegel, comes ahead of an informal meeting of economic and financial affairs ministers from the ...

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Bitcoin Unlimited Calls for Ceasefire in BCH Hard Fork War

The war for the future of the Bitcoin Cash protocol continues to intensify, with developers at both Bitcoin ABC and nChain further entrenching themselves ahead of the network’s scheduled hard fork in November. However, one neutral development team is calling for a ceasefire. Writing in a post on the Bitcoin forum, Bitcoin Unlimited lead developer Andrew Stone submitted a proposal ...

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BitTorrent Inventor Calls it Quits Following Tron Acquisition

BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen has called it quits at the project he started nearly two decades ago following its acquisition by Justin Sun, creator of the Tron cryptocurrency. Industry publication TorrentFreak reports that Cohen, who created the peer-to-peer BitTorrent protocol in 2001 and founded BitTorrent Inc. in 2004, has cut ties with the project. “I have no involvement with Tron,” ...

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Coin Center Calls for Congress to Give U.S. Taxpayers Safe Harbor on Bitcoin Hard Forks

Cryptocurrency industry non-profit research and advocacy organization Coin Center is calling for Congress to enact legislation that will provide bitcoin investors with safe harbor on federal taxes incurred as the result of software forks. Writing in a post published on the Washington, D.C.-based organization’s blog, executive director Jerry Brito argued that cryptocurrency investors who have made a good-faith effort to ...

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