IRS to Focus on DEXs and NFTs With New Crypto Tax Rules


The rules in the tax guidance have been enhanced to provide clarity for the businesses of crypto brokers as well as a new tax form, 1099 -DA which brokers need to file. The Decentralized exchanges (DEXs), NFT trading platforms, and wallet providers that offer services related to digital assets trading are regarded as brokers. Hence, they all need to abide by the proposed regulations.

A 300-page long official record was released on August 25 in response to the 2021 Jobs Act and Infrastructure Investment which defines the crypto token reporting requirements for different ecosystem participants. This will come into effect for the 2025 tax year.

The Details of New Crypto Tax Rule 

The rule necessitates reporting requirements for brokers of all types of digital assets which includes cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens (NFTs), and stablecoins. They would be required to collect and share information about their customers with the IRS. Crypto miners are excluded from the new tax rules.

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