The IRS is sending four investigators across the world to fight cybercrime

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) plans to send four agents who specialize in investigating cybercrime to Australia, Singapore, Colombia, and Germany starting this summer. These four new positions re

‘Tracers in the Dark’ shows how cops go after crypto-criminals

“That was the only path through this darkness,” says U.S. prosecutor Zia Faruqui. “The darker the darknet gets, the way that you shine the light is following the money.” In “Tracers in t

5 crypto tax tools that could save your ass on Tax Day

A lack of formal guidance from U.S. regulators requires taxpayers to interpret how existing laws intended to regulate traditional assets might apply to crypto.

IRS payment site crashes on tax day

Twitter’s brief morning outage was stressful enough — but those who’ve waited until the last possible moment to pay their tax bills have a much more distressing site crash to worry about: The In

CoinTracker will keep track of your crypto as you transfer it between wallets and exchanges

It’s no secret that the cryptocurrency market cap has grown faster than the broader crypto industry. This means that the options for tools to help hold, track and manage your cryptocurrency are

How a simple tech upgrade at the IRS could transform the economy

When you apply for credit, you essentially ask a lender to evaluate your financial picture to make an informed decision about your approval, rate and terms. The information that lenders use primarily

IRS Rules Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency

The IRS has officially stated that <a href="">bitcoin</a> is a property - similar to any other valuable commodity - rather than a currency. What does this mean? Not m

Play With An MIT Tool That Visualizes How The NSA Can Map Your Relationships

The brainiacs at MIT created a cool visualization program to map how the National Security Agency can understand your relationships based on who you contact via email and how often. While we still don

IRS moves to collect taxes on your work-provided cellphone

<img src="" />Another potshot aimed at the working man, friends. The IRS is looking to collecting more taxes on your work-provided cellphone

Why using Google to search for tax documents is so dangerous

<img src="" />So there's a longish—the better ones are always longish—post over at Fast Company that details the perils of

Use Vonage Or VoIP? You May Be Entitled To Some Bucks

As you may or may not have noticed on your normal phone bill, there’s a federal excise tax on long-distance phone service. Not only do consumers loathe it, but the government does as well. So as

The Government Is A Step Away From Taxing Your eBay Sales

Ben Franklin was pretty much right on the money when he said that this country is nothing but death and taxes. Tax experts are pushing the IRS to force online auction sites like eBay and Amazon to tra