Alabama Becomes 37th State with Bullion Sales Tax Exemption

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Alabama governor Kay Ivey signed into law Senate Bill 156 to exempt the...

Silver, Gold American Eagles Most Counterfeited Bullion Coins: ICTA

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Since 1986 when the United States Mint first introduced silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, they have...

Minnesota Coin Dealer Indicted on Selling Counterfeit Coins and Fraud Charges

Accused has history of court battles concerning counterfeit coins By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Wednesday, April 11, Interim United States Attorney Greogory G. Brooker--as...

ICTA Names New Director and Officers and Elects New Board Members

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), the national trade association for dealers of rare coins, currency, and precious-metals bullion, announced that former congressman...
Coin and Bullion Dealers, Tell Congress to Support Changes to AML Act of 2020

Coin and Bullion Dealers, Tell Congress to Support Changes to AML Act of 2020

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 became law on January 1, 2021, and Congress is currently developing many...

“Stay at Home” Applies to Coin Dealers

Coin Dealers and "Stay at Home" Orders by Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) has been contacted by...
Minnesota

Minnesota Man Charged with Felony for Selling Counterfeit Coins

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   A 28-year-old man from Waite Park, Minnesota, on September 25 is expected to respond to a felony charge...

Special ACTF Exhibit of Counterfeit Coins, Bars at ANA Word’s Fair of Money

Counterfeit Morgan dollar as well as counterfeit PCGS inserts and components of fake PCGS holder are among seized items sized by Homeland Special...

FDIC Backs Down on “High-Risk” Merchant List That Included Coin Dealers

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has fully reversed its position on a list of merchant categories thought to present a high risk for payment...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017: Christmas Gold Coins, Bitcoin News, Greek Coins

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Ancient Jewish Coins - Fame, Fortune and Fakes Did you get gelt? No, not the chocolate...

North Carolina Joins 35 Other States with Sales Tax Exemption on Coins

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper signed into law House Bill 434: Coins/Currency/Bullion Sales...

Gold & Silver PAC News – April/May 2019: Online Sales Tax Collection

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator   April showers bring... taxes The tax filing deadline for 2018...

Man Pleads Guilty to Selling, Importing Counterfeit Coins

ACTF plays key role in investigation and provides experts to identify fakes A New Jersey man admitted June 25 to impersonating a federal agent while...

Warnings to Coin Community About Supreme Court’s Interstate Sales Tax Ruling

After the June 21 decision by the United States Supreme Court in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, several precious metals and coin...

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and...
NCBA Seeks Dealer Data to Help Combat State Efforts Against Bullion Sales Tax Exemptions

NCBA Seeks Dealer Data to Help Combat State Efforts Against Bullion Sales Tax Exemptions

The National Coin & Bullion Association (NCBA) is fighting to preserve sales-tax exemptions on coins, paper money, and precious-metals bullion in 39 states, and...

Nebraska Passes Sales Tax Exemption for Coins and Bullion

ICTA Member Deb Evans-Olson Leads Effort Nebraska is the 31st state to pass a sales tax exemption on rare coins and precious metals product. Governor...
Dillon Gage Metals

IRS Treatment of Precious Metals Depends on the Type, Length of Holdings

  Terry Hanlon - President, Dillon Gage Federal tax season is here, and if you recently embarked on--or want to explore--one of the many types of gold...
Arkansas Governor Hutchinson Signs Bill Providing Sales Tax Exemption for Coins, Bullion

Arkansas Governor Hutchinson Signs Bill Providing Sales Tax Exemption for Coins, Bullion

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   On May 3, 2021, Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson (R) signed into law Senate Bill 336, creating an exemption...

Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Moves to Foundation

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) and the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) have jointly announced an...

CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You

 CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

ICTA Gives Service Award to Kansas Dealer Dean Schmidt

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) dealer-member Dean Schmidt (Dean Schmidt Rare Coins, Atchison, Kansas) was honored during...

Coin Analyst Special Report: Congress May End Dollar Coin Program

By Louis Golino for Coin Week Major print and broadcast media seldom focus on coins. But in the past two weeks the...
Ohio Budget Bill Reinstates Investment Bullion and Coin Sales Tax Exemption

Ohio Budget Bill Reinstates Investment Bullion and Coin Sales Tax Exemption

The Ohio 2022–2023 budget reinstates the sales tax exemption for the purchases of investment metal bullion and investment coins that was eliminated in the...

Greg Allen New Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Steering Committee Chair: ICTA

World Mint Work Group joining anti-counterfeiting effort By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) Chairman Philip N. Diehl has announced...

Internet Sales Tax? Supreme Court Ruling Alarming

  Numismatists should be worried about how the hobby will be affected by a labyrinth of tax rules By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

NGC Teams With ANA, PNG, ICTA and NCIC to Fight Counterfeit Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to be working withthe American Numismatic Association (ANA), the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), the Industry Council for Tangible...

ICTA News: Exercise Caution with Gold IRA Home Storage, NC Dealer Wins Award

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Investors Should Exercise Caution Investing in Gold Individual Retirement Account with Home Storage Some precious-metals bullion dealers recently have...

The Coin Analyst: Overview of House Hearing on The Future of Money: Dollars and...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On November 29 the Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Financial Services, which is headed by...

ICTA Installs New Treasurer and Secretary, Patrick A. Heller Honored

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   Patrick A. Heller was honored during the Industry Council for Tangible Assets  dinner in Rosemont, Illinois, on...