Amir Kia Waxman


On August 25, 2023, the United States Treasury Department issued a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding tax reporting by brokers of transactions involving the sale or exchange of digital assets (“Proposed Regulations”). These long-awaited Proposed Regulations are in response to section 80603 of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021, which expanded the scope of information reporting obligations for brokers under Code section 6045 to cover transfers of digital assets. Baker McKenzie has prepared an…

On July 11, 2023, the United States Senate solicited input from the public on the appropriate treatment of digital assets under US federal income tax law. Noting that uncertainty over the application of existing laws to transactions involving digital assets creates complex tax reporting issues for taxpayers, the Senate signaled that legislation may be required to provide adequate guidance to the industry and the public. Click here to access a full discussion of the matter.