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Intro to Cryptocurrency and Taxes


CPE Processing Fee$30.00
Webinar TranscriptionN/A
Presentation Length Hour(s)1.5 hours
CPE Credits 1.5 hours
Subject Area 1.5 - Taxes (Federal Tax)
CE Credits 1.0 hour
Course Id# - HURS9-T-01274-22-S
Course LevelBasic
Instructional MethodQAS Self-Study
Advance PreparationNone
Recorded DateAugust 1, 2022
Date OfferedAugust 22, 2022
Expiration DateAugust 22, 2023
Course Description

This session provides tax professionals with the knowledge needed to have productive conversations about cryptocurrency with their clients without feeling overwhelmed. In this basic-level course, we will introduce participants to the key concepts and vocabulary necessary to discuss cryptocurrencies and how they are taxed. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine why cryptocurrencies have value

  • Evaluate blockchain technology

  • Summarize the governance of crypto-coins/-tokens

  • Define how mining works

  • Differentiate between on-chain, wallets, and exchange transactions

  • Recognize the process of preparing taxes on cryptocurrencies

Self-Study Course Instructions:


Download the course document(s) (below) and follow prompts contained in the document.


Download any course document(s) (below) which may include handouts, glossary, transcripts, etc. Follow any prompts contained in the documents to help you complete the course. Most documents are searchable.

Play the recording, noting the sectional guides indicating where topics on the agenda are covered and the prompts to pause video playback to respond to a review question (located below the video playback area). The timestamps for review questions are also noted below.

Upon completing the video and successfully answering all review questions, you will then take the final exam.

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Handout Materials
Presentation Slides
Additional Materials
Review Questions
Review Questions
QUESTION 1: 00:06:51 minutes
QUESTION 2: 00:39:50 minutes
QUESTION 3: 00:42:40 minutes
QUESTION 4: 00:45:37 minutes
QUESTION 5: 01:02:21 minutes
Frequently Asked Questions
  • CPAacademy self-study courses are online.
  • The self-study format allows you to a) access the material online 24/7 and b) study at your own pace.
  • Per NASBA guidelines, you have one year from date of purchase to complete each program.
  • Complete your final exam at any time and get graded instantly. You can retake the exam at no additional charge (unlimited attempts).
  • Print your own certificate of completion on the spot upon passing the exam.
  • Grading policies: a) courses have a minimum passing score 70% b) test takers will not be provided feedback on failed exams.
  • Upon achieving a passing score, test takers will be notified of the correct answers to the questions missed.

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Jared Zemp

Product Manager


Jared Zemp is a serial FinTech/EdTech entrepreneur, seasoned executive, and veteran educator. He currently serves as the Tax Pro Product Manager for ZenLedger, the most customer-friendly cryptocurrency tax accounting platform. He holds a degree in business from Brigham Young University and is a member of the faculty at LDS Business College. With six kids and a pug, most of his free time is spent cleaning something sticky off his shoes.

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