Mystery Coinbase Customer Steps up in Fight to Quash IRS Tax Hunt - CoinDesk

Coinbase users aren't backing down from an effort to shoot down an IRS subpoena seeking customer names and transaction data for an investigation on their potential tax liabilities. According to a new filing in the case, the U.S. Northern district court of California has granted a motion on behalf of a fourth anonymous Coinbase customer, identified as John Doe 4 in the documents, to challenge the IRS summon, first filed in November last year as reported previously. Since then, there have been notable developments as it relates to the plaintiffs in the lawsuit. After one customer Jeffrey Berns went public with his bid to challenge the tax hunt, for example, the IRS withdrew inquiries on him specifically as his identity was already revealed.


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