Robert W. Wood

Robert W. Wood is a tax lawyer representing clients worldwide from offices at Wood LLP, in San Francisco. He is the author of numerous tax books and writes frequently about taxes for Forbes.com, Tax Notes, and other publications.

Author’s posts

Opinion
The Internal Revenue Service is hiring a fleet of new agents. And they’re probably coming for you — regardless of your income level.
Biden is hiring 87,000 new IRS agents — and they’re coming for you
Robert W. Wood
2022-08-19T14:03:00+01:00
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Expert Take
With the market falling off a cliff, there will be big losses to claim on your taxes, right? Well, let’s break it down in detail.
Tips to claim tax losses with the US Internal Revenue Service
Robert W. Wood
2022-05-29T16:08:00+01:00
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Expert Take
The new law redefines "cash" to include "any digital representation of value" including cryptocurrency, but in an anonymous system, is this going to work?
Things to know (and fear) about new IRS crypto tax reporting
Robert W. Wood
2021-12-04T18:21:00+00:00
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Expert Take
More crypto tax enforcement is coming, and many taxpayers are complying going forward, and amending prior returns if they have something to clean up.
The major tax myths about cryptocurrency debunked
Robert W. Wood
2021-10-30T17:18:00+01:00
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Expert Take
Most transfers of cryptocurrency are taxable, unless the transfer is qualified as a gift or a charitable contribution.
Get a passport, pay crypto, live tax-free?
Robert W. Wood
2021-07-22T16:25:00+01:00
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Expert Take
The U.S. authorities are becoming seriously interested in crypto, making unreported crypto more dangerous.
More IRS crypto reporting, more danger
Robert W. Wood
2021-06-11T16:12:00+01:00
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Expert Take
The recent John Doe summons developments indicate that the IRS is seriously interested in crypto — better to report than to be audited.
More IRS summonses for crypto exchange account holders
Robert W. Wood
2021-04-18T17:17:00+01:00
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New Year Special
Just remember, the IRS is quite interested in crypto and is taking steps to unearth those who do not report.
Crypto taxes, reporting and tax audits in 2021
Robert W. Wood
2020-12-28T18:27:00+00:00
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