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September 27, 2023

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Feds charge Bitcoin start-up founder with money laundering [The Switch via WaPo]

The woman who has penned such classics as “Gettin’ Buck Wild: The Sex Chronicles II” and “The Heat Seekers” is Maryland's biggest tax cheat, says state comptroller Peter Franchot [WaPo]

Well I know what I'll be doing tomorrow night, how about you?

Hong Kong Lures New York IPOs After China Auditors Ban [Bloomberg]

A Marine Corps reservist is getting hosed over an accounting error [Stars and Stripes]

NSA spying through Angry Birds, Google Maps, leaked documents reportedly reveal [Fox]

Deloitte may seek outsider to lead restructuring practice [Reuters]

PwC can run but it can't hide (from Castor creditors in Canada, that is) [PR]

How Is Bitcoin Taxed? The IRS Doesn't Know How do you tax bitcoins? Apparently, not even the IRS knows. Internet forums like Reddit and are exploding with questions about how users of the increasingly popular virtual currency should fill out their tax forms this year."Some of us have sold some for fiat [money]. Some of us want to pay taxes on that but don't know how," wrote one user. "If they want us to pay our taxes they should tell us how so I can get an accountant!" said another. [National Journal]

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