Monthly Dinner Meeting - September 18, 2014
Bitcoin Basics and the Current Treasury Position
Speaker: Cameron L. Hess, Esq., CPA, MBT
Dante Club of Sacramento
2330 Fair Oaks Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95825
This program will help those participating understand the origin and growth of virtual currency; this will lead to understanding key terms. In addition there will be covered the Treasury Departments position as well as the ramifications of virtual currency, including for Section 1031 exchanges, financial corporation reporting and other issues. The difficulties that the IRS is having in understanding virtual currency, its purpose and how public policy can be corrected to reflect more accurately the use of virtual currency will be covered. If time permits, the future possible regulatory provisions and federal constitutional authorities as impacts Bitcoin policy making will be discussed. Because of the novelty of Bitcoins, an open discussion of basics to help understand how they function is anticipated.
Cameron L. Hess, Esq., CPA, MBT is a senior principal with Wagner Kirkman Blaine Klomparens & Youmans LLP and practices in the transaction department in the areas of taxation and business law. A Certified Public Accountant, formerly practicing with the international accounting firm of KPMG, Mr. Hess' practice includes entity formation (limited liability companies, family limited partnerships, nonprofit organizations and other) and state and local tax controversies (sales tax, franchise tax and property tax). Mr. Hess has over 25 years' experience in representing a diversity of industries and closely held businesses in real estate, construction, manufacturing and services.
Register at https://www.123signup.com/event?id=yxvfb
Board Meeting begins at 5:00pm
Dinner begins at 6:00pm
Education 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Members/Non-Members who RSVP by September 15th - $35/$40
Members/Non-Members who RSVP after September 15th - $40/$45
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