Kevin Sweeney Presents on Cryptocurrency at the Texas Society of CPAs 2020 TaxExpo
Kevin Sweeney, shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka in Philadelphia and a former federal tax prosecutor, gave a presentation on cryptocurrency taxation at the Texas Society of CPAS 2020 TaxExpo on January 6, 2020.
Prior to joining Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Sweeney was a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division (DOJ Tax) in Washington, DC, where he led many of the most successful tax enforcement cases and identified, investigated, recommended for IRS audit, and criminally prosecuted U.S. foreign bank account holders.
Now in private practice, Sweeney represents clients in federal and state tax audits, tax collection matters, and litigation in United States Tax Court, District Courts, and Court of Federal Claims including sensitive matters where penalty, fraud, or criminal issues could arise. He has handled an array of high-stakes civil tax controversy and litigation issues as well as criminal tax investigations and prosecutions, including matters related to cryptocurrency, security tokens, captive insurance and offshore bank accounts.