February 28, 2024


3 Total CPE Credits


Bitcoin Fundamentals - What Every CPA Should Know

  • Instructor

    John Higgins

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to...

  • Recognize the impact that Bitcoin and other crypto currencies are having on the global monetary ecosystem
  • Identify the components of the Bitcoin ecosystem and how they all work together as a global crypto currency
  • Recognize how you can participate in the Bitcoin ecosystem

Major Topics

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • The evolution of money: barter, gold, paper, digital, cryptocurrency
  • History of Bitcoin, how it originated and evolved to where it is today.
  • How Bitcoin works: origin, network, nodes, miners, transactions and the blockchain ledger.
  • Participating in the Bitcoin network: procuring, spending, accepting and storing Bitcoin.
  • Understanding the role of cryptocurrency exchanges and the collapse of FTX.
  • Introduction to Ethereum, a substantial alternative to Bitcoin.
  • Income tax implications of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Specialized Knowledge

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Professional Area of Focus

  • Finance

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Anyone who is interested in the future of digital money or wants to participate in Bitcoin


CPA Crossings

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