Author Archives: James Debate
The New Cryptocurrency Tax Bill: If it ain’t ‘broker,’ don’t fix it!
When President Joe Biden entered office at the beginning of this year, he did so with ambitious plans to reshape the US tax landscape in a more progressive fashion. As the White House continues to grapple on a broader legislative package with its razor-thin majority in Congress, we caught our first glimpse of the new […]
A guide to the US Taxation of Cryptocurrency
It seems nearly impossible today to have a conversation about technology or finance without ultimately turning towards the subject of cryptocurrency. It’s a topic that equally dominates the discussion at Web Summit and the Wall Street Journal alike, is discussed on mainstream news around the world, and whether or not you have mastered all the […]
IRS Tax Form Update – Virtual Currency
Please note, the IRS released an early draft Form 1040 for the 2019 tax year which contains a new item – 2019 Form 1040, Schedule 1, Additional Income and Adjustments to Income. The checkbox at the top of Schedule 1 asks taxpayers about their interests in virtual currency. Specifically, it states, “At any time during 2019, […]
US Supreme Court Wayfair ruling impacts non-US companies
A US Supreme Court ruling last June is expected to impact every company that sells goods or services into the US within months, or even weeks and days. In many places, it has already begun. The ruling, South Dakota v. Wayfair, is considered precedent-setting because of its finding that US states may charge tax on purchases made […]
US Tax Reform: Is Your Business Affected by TCJA?
How will the new law affect your business? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) has recently been signed into law and will enact significant changes to the US tax code. For businesses looking to expand into the United States, the prospect of navigating a new regulatory landscape can present a daunting challenge. […]
US Tax Reform: Final TCJA Highlights
On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1 – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) – providing for the largest changes to the US tax code since 1986 and President Trump signed the bill into law on December 22, 2017. As we have done previously, we have highlighted the changes made to US Federal […]
Startups and Scaleups: Going to the US
Startups and Scaleups: Is America Calling? This past week, we had the opportunity to meet startups and scaleups in Newcastle and Edinburgh. We chatted with fantastic entrepreneurs on how to grow your business in the US. With its large consumer market, world-class talent network and large pool of capital, the US remains one of the most […]