Andrew Perlin

Andrew Perlin, CPA

Accounting , TokenTax


Andrew Perlin, CPA, began his career as an in-house accountant in the healthcare industry, eventually becoming the organization's financial controller. In this role, he developed an expertise in forensic accounting, which he drew upon when founding CryptoCPAs, one of the first companies specializing in crypto accounting and tax prep.

Andrew joined the TokenTax team in 2018 following TokenTax's acquisition of CryptoCPAs.

He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and a bachelor's degree in hospitality management from Florida Atlantic University.

Latest articles by Andrew Perlin

How is Cryptocurrency Taxed?

October 18, 2022Is crypto taxed? If so, what is a taxable event? How much is crypto taxed? We answer these questions in our guide to how the IRS taxes crypto in the U.S.

The 2022 Essential Guide to Crypto Tax-Loss Harvesting

December 29, 2022If you tax-loss harvest crypto at the end of the tax year or during market dips, you can reduce your tax liability and save money on your 2022 tax return. Follow the steps in this comprehensive guide to get started!

How to Report Crypto On Your Taxes: 5-Step Guide

December 21, 2022Ensure accuracy when reporting crypto taxes by including all crypto earnings and other crypto taxable events on your tax Form 8949, Form Schedule D, and Form 1040. Learn how to file crypto taxes step-by-step with our comprehensive guide.

How to Report Crypto Losses on Your Taxes

January 26, 2023Reporting crypto losses to lower your tax liability can be tedious. In this article you will learn about income deduction, offsetting capital gains, and tax-loss harvesting. These methods of claiming crypto losses on your 2022 tax return will allow you to carry losses forward to future tax years.

Crypto Accounting Methods: FIFO, LIFO, HIFO & More

September 30, 2022Different cost basis accounting methods can result in different capital gains totals. Find out more about the FIFO, LIFO, HIFO, and Minimization methods.

Tax Deductions for Crypto Donations

September 7, 2022Donating crypto can provide significant tax savings, but the IRS’s reporting requirements can be tricky. Learn more about filing deductions here.

How Crypto Gifts Are Taxed

May 3, 2022Crypto tax can get a little tricky when it comes to gifts. We explain how taxes work for both giving and receiving gifts of cryptocurrency.

Are There Crypto Airdrop Taxes?

October 18, 2022New platforms or NFT collections often use airdrops to attract or reward users. If you receive tokens in an airdrop, are they taxable? Find out more.

Intro to Crypto Mining Taxes

September 12, 2022Earnings from cryptocurrency mining are taxed as income in the United States. Learn more about how to report profits and what expenses might be deductible.

Forms 1099 for Cryptocurrency: A Guide

August 25, 2022Don’t panic if you’ve received a Form 1099-MISC, 1099-B, or 1099-K for bitcoin from a crypto exchange. Learn what these forms mean for your crypto taxes.


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