A Proposal for Taxing Cryptocurrency In the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

“A Proposal for Taxing Cryptocurrency in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Tax Notes International, May 25, 2020, pp. cover and 921-929

10 Pages Posted: 28 Sep 2020

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Richard Thompson Ainsworth

NYU - Graduate Tax Program; Boston University - School of Law

Xiuyuan (Tony) Hu

New York University School of Law; University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students

Date Written: May 25, 2020

Abstract

In this article, the authors present the case for a globally effective remedial tax on cryptocurrency transactions that could help fund multinational relief efforts, such as providing aid to jurisdictions affected by the COVID-19 virus and countries fighting the opioid crisis.

Keywords: cryptocurrency, monero, bitcoin, financial privacy, covid-19, opioid crisis, remedial tax, transaction tax

Suggested Citation

Ainsworth, Richard Thompson and Hu, Xiuyuan (Tony), A Proposal for Taxing Cryptocurrency In the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic (May 25, 2020). “A Proposal for Taxing Cryptocurrency in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” Tax Notes International, May 25, 2020, pp. cover and 921-929, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3700300

Richard Thompson Ainsworth

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Xiuyuan (Tony) Hu (Contact Author)

New York University School of Law ( email )

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Students ( email )

Berkeley, CA
United States

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