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Friday, June 21, 2024 Live Webcast

Bitcoin Fundamentals - What Every CPA Should Know (X2-49311)

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

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2 CPE Credits in SK


After more than 10 years in the marketplace, Bitcoin has been firmly planted in the global financial system as the de facto leader in the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin is no longer looked at as a mystical concept of money made of pixie dust.


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


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 wo


The major topics that will be covered in this course 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.








John Higgins

John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP

Strategic Technology Advisor

Higgins Advisory, LLC

John is the founder and CEO of Higgins Advisory, LLC, which helps CPAs, CFOs and other financial professionals successfully guide their firms and business organizations through a digital transformation that leverages the power of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, data analytics, workflow automation and more. He is a seasoned entrepreneur, having been the founder of two separate accounting technology advisory firms that were acquired by larger organizations, such as the co-founder of CPA Crossings, LLC, a national provider of CPA technology advisory and educational services, and a founder of Computools, Inc. a provider of financial and ERP solutions for small and mid-size businesses. In addition, he has experience with a local CPA firm and as a technology advisory practice leader partner in a national CPA firm. John shares his expertise as a nationally recognized thought leader, strategic advisor, and speaker on accounting technology through coaching and speaking engagements.


$79.00 - Member

$99.00 - Nonmember

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