Our guest this week is tax expert Russell Fox on to talk about what gamblers can do before the end of the year to help with their taxes.
[00:00] Introduction of Russell Fox, tax expert from Clayton Tax
[01:02] What’s going to be in the next tax law?
[02:09] Has the pandemic affected Russell’s professional life?
[03:02] Do Canadian poker players owe income tax?
[05:14] Can YouTubers deduct gambling losses in excess of winnings?
[06:30] Have the tax implications on DFS changed?
[12:27] Taxation of credit card rewards redemption
[12:51] Process of reporting winning for a recreational advantage player
[18:06] How is travel time handled if IRS questions full-time gambler status?
[18:52] Lost or misplaced W2Gs
[20:58] Is it better to file as a professional gambler if you’re a slot AP with many W2Gs?
[22:29] What are the acceptable ways for an amateur to define a sports betting session?
[24:31] Tax on futures bet, rule of constructive receipt
[25:11] Should a bettor clear balances from all sports betting apps every year
[25:34] Tax treatment of free bets
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[33:56] Is a casino win/loss statement from a casino sufficient for tax purposes?
[35:51] Beard accounts in sports betting
[39:53] Splitting a sports bet
[41:16] At what point does it make sense to file as a professional gambler?
[43:26] Audit risk for professional gamblers
[46:05] Tax professionals who specialize in gambling
[48:35] Costs to file as a professional gambler
[51:44] Changes to cryptocurrency laws
[54:41] How to contact Russell Fox
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