Tagged: taxes

Thomson Reuters Introduces Edge-Computing Tax Engine

Thomson Reuters announced on November 15, 2021, the introduction of the Indirect Tax (IDT) Determination Anywhere platform at its annual SYNERGY Conference for corporate tax and accounting professionals. As mentioned in the update, Determination Anywhere is a patent-pending, Cloud-powered tax tech platform that “sits on… Read More

McHenry Slams Infrastructure Bill as Reckless Spending, Notes New Digital Asset Reporting Requirements

The infrastructure bill (H.R.3684) is on its way to becoming law. After a circuitous legislative path that saw extreme left legislative vote against the bill while several Republicans helped to push it across the finish line, a pinnacle of the Biden Administration’s legislative ambitions is… Read More

IHS Markit to Offer Tax Reporting, Related Infrastructure to Digital Asset Firm Coinbase

IHS Markit, a leader in critical information, reveals that it’s teaming up with digital assets firm Coinbase (COIN: NASDAQ), in order to offer tax reporting information and related infrastructure. Through this partnership, IHS Markit will be creating and providing Forms 1099-MISC for Coinbase clients, with… Read More

Biden Administration Plans to Increase Taxes on 2.1 Million Small Businesses

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is warning that the Biden Administrations’ tax plan would raise taxes on 2.1 million small businesses – in contrast to the Administrations’ claims. Last week, the White House issued a Fact Sheet on the plan claiming the… Read More

Jake Chervinsky, General Counsel at Compound Finance, Shares Insights on Newly Proposed Infrastructure Bill

Jake Chervinsky, the General Counsel at Compound Finance, recently shared insights and his take on the deal with the recently proposed US infrastructure bill. 1/ 🚨 Here's the deal with the US infrastructure bill: A new provision has been added that expands the Tax Code's… Read More

Biden Administration Looks to Help Pay for Infrastructure Plan with Tax Enforcement of Cryptocurrency Transactions

President Joe Biden published more details on the pending infrastructure deal while indicating he intends to offset the substantial cost by various fees including “strengthening tax enforcement when it comes to cryptocurrencies.” In a speech, President Biden said: “This agreement will help ensure that America… Read More

Overfunding: Bookkeeping and Tax Automation Fintech Coconut Secures £918K+ via Crowdcube

Coconut, a Fintech firm that automates bookkeeping and tax for sole traders, a market of 3.5 million in the UK, has raised £918,370 from 1202 investors (at the time of writing while having a £700,000 target) through a campaign on Crowdcube. Coconut reports a pre-money valuation… Read More

Italian Fintech Ultroneo, an E-Invoice and Digital Receipt Specialist, to Expand Business Operations

From startup to a business reporting €2 million in turnover and over a 62% growth when compared with the situation before the COVID-19 outbreak, Ultroneo, the Fintech firm which introduced the GetYourBill solution for instant digital invoicing, is now preparing to branch out into foreign… Read More

UK Fintech Tide Partners with Sage, a Cloud Business Management Software Provider, to Offer Innovative Banking, Accounting Tools

UK’s Tide, an established business financial platform, and Sage, a provider of Cloud business management software, revealed on Wednesday (May 12, 2021) that they’ve teamed up to offer integrated banking and accounting solutions to Tide members. Developed specifically for users taking their initial steps towards… Read More

SBE Council Says Small Businesses Need Policy Stability and Relief, Not Higher Taxes and More Regulation as Jobs Data Disappoints

Earlier today, the US Department of Labor Statistics issued data that indicated 266,000 jobs were added during the month of April. This fell far short of expectations as observers anticipated over a million new jobs. The unemployment rate ticked higher to 6.1%. The news undermined… Read More

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council: Biden Policy Like Capital Gains Tax Increases Could Derail the Recovery, Harm Entrepreneurs

The Biden administration has just completed its first 100 days in office. Since January, the Administration has proffered a whirlwind of policy changes and legislation from massive spending in the trillions of dollars to profound changes in the tax system. Meanwhile, the economy has already… Read More

Stripe Set to Acquire Sales Tax Software Provider TaxJar

  U.S.-based fintech Stripe announced on Tuesday it has entered into an agreement to acquire TaxJar, a provider of sales tax software for internet businesses. According to Stripe, the acquisition will help internet businesses with tax compliance. As the latest addition to Stripe’s revenue platform,… Read More

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council Slams Looming Proposal to Dramatically Raise Taxes on Businesses

The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) has distributed a note criticizing President Joe Biden’s planned tax increase that will hit both individuals and businesses. Addressing  the policy of pushing business taxes higher, the SBE Council says raising taxes during the shaky economy and… Read More

Coinsquare Negotiates with Canada Revenue Agency to Protect Most Client Information

CoinSquare, a Canadian crypto exchange,  has announced that it has come to terms with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in regards to the information provided regarding CoinSquare users. CoinSquare notes that in late 2020, the CRA filed an application in court to compel Coinsquare to… Read More

Operation Hidden Treasure Initiative by IRS to Uncover Unreported Crypto Profits: Report

The Internal Revenue Services (IRS) is in midst of tax season, typically a time of anxiety for most taxpayers as they scramble to package the litany of documents demanded by the IRS to complete federal taxes. Over the years, the IRS has issued multiple statements… Read More

Paradigm and Tiger Global Lead $100 Million Funding Round in TaxBit, a Crypto Tax and Accounting Firm

TaxBit has announced a significant $100 million Series A funding round led by Paradigm and Tiger Global with participation from a long list of big names. Investors in TaxBit include PayPal Ventures, Winkelvoss Capital, Coinbase Ventures, Bill Ackman, Qualtrics co-founder and chairman Ryan Smith, Anthony… Read More

Coinbase Recommends Using CoinTracker, a Free Tool for Calculating Taxes on Cryptocurrency Transactions

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San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase says it’s focused on helping its customers during tax season (in the United States) Lawrence Zlatkin, Vice President, Tax, Coinbase, notes that for the second consecutive year, taxpayers will be asked on their tax return forms questions regarding digital currencies…. Read More

How Tax Authorities Should Treat Cryptocurrency Staking Rewards

  Let me start with a confession: I am not smart enough to be a tax lawyer, certainly not a US tax lawyer.  The intricacies of the US tax code defy my brain’s attempts to systematize a coherent taxonomy.  The tax code is too complex… Read More

Digital Banking Platform Monzo and Xero Provide Tax Filing Tips for Self-Employed Professionals

UK challenger bank Monzo has announced several updates. The digital bank confirmed recently that the Year in Monzo 2020 is now available via its app. As explained by the banking challenger, the Year in Monzo shows customers key insights into how they spent, saved, and… Read More

Fintech Alliance in the Philippines and Private Business Entities are Supporting Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Bill

The Fintech Alliance in the Philippines, which aims to support the nation’s economic and social development goals, has teamed up with 43 other private business organizations in the country in order to express their support for the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE)… Read More

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