Cryptoassets uncovered – HMRC, Deloitte and eToro discuss tax on cryptoassets

Join us for this free webinar on Wednesday 21 August 2019, 13:00 to 14:00, for the tax treatment of crytoassets

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Cryptoassets are a fairly new unregulated asset class. Gains are subject to taxation as detailed in HMRC’s 2018 policy paper and we expect increasing numbers of investors and traders to enlist the help of tax practitioners to calculate tax gains and losses on cryptoassets.

This webinar will cover

  • The tax treatment of bitcoin and other cryptoassets
  • How far back tax is charged
  • What counts as a taxable event
  • Allowable costs
  • Common misconceptions
  • The current landscape and future of cryptoassets

The speakers will be

Dion Seymour, Policy and Tax Adviser, HMRC

Dion has over 15 years’ experience working at HMRC where he has had a number of roles. He is currently a policy and technical adviser within the Financial Products and Services Team, where he leads on the development of HMRC’s approach to the taxation of cryptoassets.

Iqbal V. Gandham, UK Managing Director, eToro

Iqbal has almost 20 years of entrepreneurial and business strategy experience, and an in-depth understanding of how to accelerate growth in young, internet-enabled companies. He joined eToro, the world's leading social trading and investment network, in 2016 as UK Managing Director, where he is responsible for developing new products and driving growth in the UK.

Previously he was CMO for Nutmeg, the world’s first online investment manager, where he helped take the business from an unknown brand to having over half a billion pounds in assets under management.

Michelle Robinson, Associate Director, Deloitte

Michelle has.15 years experience in private client taxation. She is based in Deloitte’s Tax Quality Group where one of her roles is to analyse changes in tax rules and policy. She has been heavily involved in understanding cryptoasset taxation. She is also a member of ICAEW’s Private Client Committee on private client taxation.

Anita Monteith, ICAEW Tax Faculty Technical Lead and Senior Policy Adviser will moderate this webinar.