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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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

  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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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

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 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...

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...

Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Reorganizes Research, Adds Three Work Groups

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ (ICTA) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has reorganized one of its original work...

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

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

Gold & Silver PAC December 2017 e-Newsletter: GOP Tax Bill Alert

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator The most talked about and most complicated bill to...

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...

Louisiana Coins and Precious Metals Bullion Exemption Enacted

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ..... Last year, the Louisiana legislature, facing a $900 million deficit, held a special legislative session and increased Louisiana’s...

Coin Industry News: 2018 Diane Piret Award, Promotion at Heritage Currency

Alabama Coin Dealers Honored With Diane Piret Service Award By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) dealer-members Phil Darby (J&P...

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...

Gold & Silver PAC May 2018 e-Newsletter

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Update on Candidate Steve Bieda Last month we reported that...

ICTA: Minnesota Law Targeting Coin Dealers Amended

ICTA Led Industry Effort Revises Most Troublesome Aspects of State Law By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Minnesota governor Mark Dayton (D) recently signed the...