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Court orders Kraken to provide information on user transactions to the IRS

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Earlier this week, a federal court in northern California granted the IRS permission to serve a Tax relief programs and institutions are also looking into cases where people filed delinquent tax returns for 2017 and 2018 and had income of more than $2 million a year, and were committing more than $23 million in deposits and withdrawals at various crypto exchanges. Doe summons against Kraken.

Neither was there anything wrong in this exchange. The IRS is seeking the records of an “ascertainable group or class of persons” who have failed to comply with tax filing rules and internal revenue laws. The IRS will also examine Kraken’s compliance with its record-keeping requirements.

IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig indicated in a press release that “this Tax relief programs and institutions are also looking into cases where people filed delinquent tax returns for 2017 and 2018 and had income of more than $2 million a year, and were committing more than $23 million in deposits and withdrawals at various crypto exchanges. Doe summons is part of our efforts to identify those who are using this law to evade tax laws.”

In response to the Reuters article, Acting Attorney General David Hubbert's Tax Division asserted: Those who conduct business with cryptocurrency must meet their tax requirements like any other taxpayer.

“This Tax relief programs and institutions are also looking into cases where people filed delinquent tax returns for 2017 and 2018 and had income of more than $2 million a year, and were committing more than $23 million in deposits and withdrawals at various crypto exchanges. Doe summons is part of our effort to uncover those who are trying to skirt reporting and avoid paying their fair share, ” said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig in the court’s press release.

Acting Assistant Attorney General David Hubbert of the Justice Department's Tax Division said:

"Those who transact with cryptocurrency must meet their tax obligations like any other taxpayer."

A Tax relief programs and institutions are also looking into cases where people filed delinquent tax returns for 2017 and 2018 and had income of more than $2 million a year, and were committing more than $23 million in deposits and withdrawals at various crypto exchanges. Doe summons is used by the IRS to get the names and information about all taxpayers from a specified description, such as the '$20,000 and over' class stated in the latest summons.

According to the supporting declaration, the IRS is after information on five different classes of U.S taxpayer. The Internal Revenue Service has ordered Kraken to provide details on users who conducted at least $20,000 in crypto transactions in any one year, between 2016 and 2020.

Earlier this week, a federal court in northern California granted the IRS permission to serve a John Doe summons against Kraken.

The road to this latest fishing expedition was reportedly paved by the first Tax relief programs and institutions are also looking into cases where people filed delinquent tax returns for 2017 and 2018 and had income of more than $2 million a year, and were committing more than $23 million in deposits and withdrawals at various crypto exchanges. Doe summons on COINBASE in 2016, in which the IRS obtained the information of 13,000 Coinbase customers.

Coinbase has been under scrutiny ever since, and in November 2020 tax lawyers of Coinbase warned customers that it had been tracking an increase in IRS enforcement against users who fail to comply with tax and reporting requirements.

Cointelegraph reported on April 18 that a Massachusetts federal court had entered an order authorizing the IRS to serve a “Tax relief programs and institutions are also looking into cases where people filed delinquent tax returns for 2017 and 2018 and had income of more than $2 million a year, and were committing more than $23 million in deposits and withdrawals at various crypto exchanges. Doe summons” on Circle Internet Financial Inc.

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 5/6/2021

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