Webinar (CA): Digital Currency Revolutions: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Description

Understand why digital currencies matter and how best to advise clients. A $100 investment in Bitcoins in 2010 would be worth over $75 million today. What created this unfathomable explosion in value? Each day over 1,000,000 unique Bitcoin transactions are processed. Companies of all sizes now accept Bitcoins as payment. Auditors, tax preparers, and advisors must understand the changes orchestrated by Bitcoins and their digital currency cousins.

Learning Objectives

• Identify what a blockchain currency is and what it isn’t.
• Recognize how the IRS taxes Bitcoin.
• Determine the current accounting and auditing best practices for digital currencies
• Identify what a digital wallet is, how to create one, and how to exchange Bitcoins for dollars.
• Understand the non-currency value of the Distributed Ledger Technology

Major Topics

• What is money and why cryptocurrencies matter
• What is the blockchain and how its use is changing how business verifies transactions and values
• How is cryptocurrency audited
• What are the IRS rules relating to Bitcoin
• Current update as to whether Bitcoin is moving towards money or will it remain viewed as property
• Bitcoin alternatives, ICOs and their future global footprint

Provider
California CPA Education Foundation
Course Level
Overview
CPE Field of Study
Accounting
4
Who Should Attend

Accounting and financial professionals.

Instructor(s)
Ronald Baker Daniel Morris
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

This webinar is produced by CalCPA. You will receive your login link/instructions and Certificate of Attendance directly from this third-party vendor. It is important that you review your COCPA confirmation for details on receiving your login instructions and COA from said vendor.

Location
Webinar
Event Information
When
Jun 29, 2021
9:00 am - 12:30 pm MDT
Location
Webinar
Total CPE Credits
4
Format
Webinar

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Webinar (CA): Digital Currency Revolutions: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies


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