Getting Started with Cryptocurrency Wallets
Feb
27
1:00 PM13:00

Getting Started with Cryptocurrency Wallets

The total market capitalization for cryptocurrencies topped $500 billion US during January 2018. This ground breaking technology is developing at a fervant pace with thousands of different cryptocurrencies available for purchase. 

The first step in getting involved is by creating a cryptocurrency wallet. This one hour workshop will take you through the basics of the cryptocurrency wallet MetaMask which is used for the cryptocurrency Ethereum. 

 

During this workshop you will learn:

  • Which type of cryptocurrency wallets there are

  • Where you can go to buy cryptocurrency

  • What are public/private keys

  • How to send and recieve cryptocurrency

  • How to exchange your cryptocurrency for other tokens for free

  • Where you can go to learn more

 

Requirements to participate in workshop:

  • Laptop with the Chrome browser download

  • MetaMask Chrome browser extension installed (download here)

  • Positive Attitude

 

Instructor:

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Sean T. McKeough

Co-founder at Blockmatics - LinkedIn

Sean is the co-founder of Blockmatics, a leader in the blockchain education space. He regularly meets with leaders from a variety of industries to help them understand this transformative technology and how they might apply it to their business or passion. He recently served as the technical editor for the book, Blockchain: A Practical Guide to Developing Business, Law and Technology. Sean is a community organizer at heart and is a regular in the New York and Colorado blockchain event scene. 

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Cryptocurrency and Taxes - Learn What the IRS says for 2018
Mar
16
6:30 PM18:30

Cryptocurrency and Taxes - Learn What the IRS says for 2018

Tax day is coming and the government wants their cut of your crypto earnings. Are you prepared? What's the tax law around cryptocurrency and how do you stay within the law without giving it all away?

 

Join us on March 16th where you will hear from crypto tax professionals that will present their expertise on this complicated topic. 

 

Get answers to questions like:

  • Are crypto-crypto trades taxable? Can’t I use Sec 1031 like-kind exchange rules?

  • I owe a lot of taxes on my crypto trades from last year and I didn’t cash out at all.  Now my crypto is worth a lot less and I don’t have the cash to pay my taxes.  What do I do?

  • How to I estimate the value of my crypto for tax purposes?

  • Can I save on crypto taxes by running my trades through an LLC?

  • How can I lessen/eliminate my taxes on cryptocurrency taxes?

  • I developed a nifty bot that can arbitrage the price differences between exchanges. How do I get taxed on this activity?

  • I’m trading on foreign exchanges. Do I have to report this? The IRS can’t find me, right? 

  • I do crypto margin trading. How do I report this?

 

The Experts:

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Bryant Tolles, CPA

KTT Global Advisors - LinkedIn

Bryant Tolles, CPA, is an investor, advisor, and consultant to startups in the technology space. Bryant spent 18 years in the Silicon Valley in various positions in corporate finance, culminating as CFO of venture-backed cloud infrastructure provider OpSource, Inc., which was acquired by Dimension Data in 2011.  Bryant is now based in New York and is President of KTT Global Advisors, LLC, which provides accounting, finance, and tax services.

 

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Frederick Towles, CPA

The Towles Group Inc. - LinkedIn

 

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Eric Ross, CPA

Ross Tax - LinkedIn


SCHEDULE:

6:30p: Networking

 

7:00p-8:30p: Back-to-back talks

Bryant Tolles, CPA, KTT Global Advisors

Frederick Towles, CPA, The Towles Group Inc.

Eric Ross, CPA, Ross Tax

 

8:30p: Post-event Networking

 

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