US Representatives ‘Urge’ the IRS to Clarify Cryptocurrency Tax Guidance

On Wednesday September 19, a committee of US bureaucrats sent an open letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in regard to the way cryptocurrencies are taxed. The representatives’ letter directed towards IRS commissioner David Kautter wants the taxation office to publish provisional guidelines on how digital currency transactions and investments should be handled when US citizens file their taxes.

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Denmark’s Largest Bank Took Two Years to Close Accounts of Blacklisted Russian Clients

Denmark’s largest bank, Danske Bank, reportedly knew that some of its Estonian branch’s clients were on the Russian government’s blacklist but did not close their accounts for two years. The bank is currently being probed by three countries over $150 billion money laundering allegations.

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