Bitcoin - What You Should Know About This Digital Currency

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This course is 2.00 credits
Instructor
John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP
Field of Study
Finance
Course Level
Overview
Vendor
CPA Crossings LLC

Instructor

John H. Higgins, CPA.CITP

Registration Fees

MSCPA-AICPA Member
$79.00
MSCPA Member
$79.00
AICPA Member
$79.00
Non-Member
$79.00
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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
10:00am – 12:00pm

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Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard about this intriguing new concept of a digital currency called Bitcoin. This virtual online payment system started as an idea back in 2009 and has nearly 17 million Bitcoins in circulation worldwide in early 2018. So what exactly is Bitcoin? How does it work? What should I know about it? These are questions that we will answer so you can better understand the implication of digital currency on your firm and your clients.
Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard about this intriguing new concept of a digital currency called Bitcoin. This is a virtual online payment system that started as an idea back in 2009 and has nearly 17 million Bitcoins in circulation worldwide in early 2018. So what is Bitcoin? How does it work? What should I know about it? These are questions that we will answer so you can better understand the implication of digital currency on your firm and your clients.

Designed For

Anyone curious about Bitcoin

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will have learned:

  1. What Bitcoin is all about
  2. How Bitcoin transactions work
  3. The pitfalls and risks of Bitcoin

Major Subjects

The topics that will be covered in this course include:

What is Bitcoin? How does it work? Who controls it?

A step-by-step review of the Bitcoin transaction process will be presented

Overview of legal issues related to Bitcoin

Why merchants are beginning to accept Bitcoin for payment

Prerequisites

None

The start date for this course has passed. Registration is no longer available.

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