IRS Estimates of Crypto Volume Traded by US Residents

Sam Reynolds filed this request with the Internal Revenue Service of the United States of America.
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From: Sam Reynolds

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1) IRS estimates of the monetary volume of cryptocurrencies plus other digital assets traded by US residents
2) IRS estimates of the percentage of crypto/digital assets traders that are compliant with tax filing
3) IRS estimates of the monetary volume of cryptocurrencies/digital assets that go unreported by traders

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Sam Reynolds

From: Internal Revenue Service

Mr. Reynolds,

We need additional information to process your request. See the attached letter.

John Quigley
Disclosure Tax Law Specialist
Disclosure Office 13, Oakland POD
(510) 907-5337