Talking Tax- Episode 59- Federal Tax Implications of Crowdfunding

Professor Charlene Luke, University of Florida Research Foundation Professor at the Levin College of Law, joins Talking Tax host Andrea Ben-Yosef to discuss the federal tax implications of crowdfunding. Professor Luke describes the different types of crowdfunding, reviews current IRS guidance, discusses the tax provisions--including those in the 2017 tax act—that apply to crowdfunding, and ends with suggestions as to how the IRS can help in this area. For more information, please see her article “Crowdfunding: Federal Income Tax Considerations,” which was published in the TM Memorandum (Aug. 17, 2018). The article can be found at

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