Tax assets are resources a taxpayer owns that can be used to reduce the amount of taxes owed. They include credits, deductions and other forms of relief from taxation. Tax assets may also refer to any income or asset that is not currently subject to taxation or which is eligible for tax deferral or exclusion.
A common example of a tax asset is an unused capital loss carry forward, which can be carried over into future years in order to offset capital gains on your taxes. Other examples include deductions such as mortgage interest payments and charitable donations; credits such as the Earned Income Credit (EIC) and Child Tax Credit; investment incentives like the Foreign Tax Credit (FTC); retirement accounts like 401(k)s and IRAs; education savings plans like 529s; Section 179 depreciation deductions; medical expense reimbursements/deductions; business losses due to theft, casualty, etc.; dependent care expenses; adoption credit costs; energy efficiency home improvements made in prior years that provide additional tax savings going forward year-over-year; accrued vacation time balances when leaving an employer if those days were paid out at termination versus taken off first before separation date.
When it comes specifically to cryptocurrency transactions involving buying and selling digital currency for profit, there are certain rules regarding reporting these activities on your taxes each year in order for taxpayers to take advantage of applicable tax assets related thereto as well as avoid any potential penalties associated with noncompliance. That said, some basic guidelines should be followed including: keeping track of all crypto transactions throughout the year along with corresponding dates/times, exchange rates used during purchase/sale transactions plus related fees incurred while trading on exchanges during taxable periods noted above – this information will assist greatly when filing returns later by providing necessary details needed by IRS officials reviewing submitted documents at various levels review process depending upon complexity situation involved via audit procedures if required under specific circumstances deemed appropriate by relevant authorities overseeing jurisdiction where activity occurred originally taking place accordingly following legal requirements mandated respective country laws applying mandates applying them correctly interpreting correctly according interpretation intended purpose established regulations governing implementation applied regulation determination compliance failed noncompliance occurred possible penalty implications could result despite best efforts attempt comply properly expectation duty responsibility taxpayer abide standards expectations accepted protocols definitions apply general context overall understanding premise discussed herein detailed overview presented explain further surrounding discussion topic focus area highlighted here today help clarify questions asked previous conversations dialogues opinion private matter individual discretion decision making process ultimately inform responsible parties actions taken control outcomes desired results achieved particular point time period consideration evaluation deciding factor selection criteria utilized determinations decisions reached conclusions drawn conclusion formed resulting actionable items itemized listed table view display format allow easier access digestible viewable form consumption consumption objective