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?

September 8, 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 Essential Guide to Crypto Tax Loss Harvesting

September 8, 2022At year’s end, or during market dips, crypto tax harvesting can help you use losses to lower your taxes.

How to Report Crypto on Tax Forms 8949 and 1040

September 12, 2022In this five-step guide, we outline how to report cryptocurrency on taxes and file crypto tax forms, such as Form 8949.

How to Report Crypto Losses on Your Taxes

September 8, 2022By reporting your crypto losses on your taxes, you can potentially lower your tax liability by claiming deductions or offsetting your income. Learn more.

Crypto Accounting Methods: FIFO, LIFO, HIFO & More

August 17, 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.

How Are Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks Taxed?

September 8, 2022How are crypto airdrops and hard forks taxed? And when are they taxable? Find out the answers and 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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