08/17 How To Be Eligible For Independent Contractor Status

There are significant tax advantages for independent contractors (IC) vs. employees. ICs deduct business expenses, whereas, the new tax law (TCJA) suspended “unreimbursed employee business expen...More

08/05 How To Avoid Higher Taxes On Wash Sale Losses

Many securities traders incur significant tax bills on phantom income caused by "wash sale losses disallowed" on form 1099-Bs. Traders are often surprised because most brokers don't report wash sale (...More

07/31 Watch Out Cryptocurrency Owners, The IRS Is On The Hunt

The massive tax bust of crypto owners has begun with the IRS mailing 10,000 letters to crypto account owners. These letters educate crypto account holders about the rules and tell taxpayers to review ...More

Trader Tax Status

Robert Green explains the benefits of trader tax status and how to qualify for it.

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Green’s 2019 Trader Tax Guide

Use our 2019 guide to receive every trader tax break you’re entitled to on your 2018 tax returns and for planning in 2019.Buy Now
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