According to the WSJ, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) doesn’t have plans to review accounting or disclosure for NFTs. Instead, it will conduct research on how to account for and disclose digital assets that don’t carry ownership rights, such as cryptocurrencies. Interestingly, the FASB’s research on digital assets won’t cover NFTs, as these digital assets generally have copyrights. If you’re wondering how the IRS is going to treat your NFTs, don’t ask your accountant; at the moment, no one knows.

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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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