Gold & Silver PAC August 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee .....   From the Political Coordinator In my introduction to the August 2015 newsletter I said...

ICTA Launches New Website to Enhance User Experience

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets launched today a new website at ictaonline.org. The website’s updated design is great-looking and is full of new...

Appeals Court Rules for U.S. Gov’t in Langbord 1933 Double Eagle...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A little over one year after the Philadelphia United States Attorney’s Office filed a petition with the Third Circuit...

Gold & Silver PAC April 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee .....   From the Political Coordinator When congress adjourns for spring break there may be a...

Gold & Silver Political Action Committee and South Dakota vs Wayfair

Summer comes to an end, and with it the legislative season for most of the country. In the words of our Chairman Barry Stuppler, the...

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...

COINS Act to Reform US Currency Gains New Support in Congress

Would Provide $16 Billion in Budget Savings By Dollar Coin Alliance ......   Three Members of Congress have signed on as co-sponsors of the bipartisan Currency Optimization,...

U.S. Mint May Now Change Coin Silver Composition Thanks to New...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tucked away in a bill ostensibly about maintaining and improving America’s transportation infrastructure is text amending Title 31 of...

Gold & Silver PAC April 2018 e-Newsletter

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Greetings! I'd like to begin this April edition of the...

Thompson Remains in Jail While Court OKs Sale of SS Central...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After a quick morning hearing on Thursday, November 30, Franklin County, Ohio Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty-Blunt signed an...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #66: Does the Dollar Coin Have a Future? –...

CoinWeek Podcast #66: Does the Dollar Coin Have a Future? - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

The 1933 Double Eagle: America’s Most Notorious Coin

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   If you ever thought that it would be cool to own a 1933 Double Eagle, think again. The handful of...

Bill Eliminating PA Coin, Bullion Sales Tax Exemption Defeated

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, November 23, the Pennsylvania State Senate narrowly voted down an amendment to House Bill 683 that would...

CoinWeek Q&A with Former Congressman Mike Castle

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Congressman Mike Castle served as governor of the state of Delaware from 1985 to 1992 and served almost 18...

The U.S. Government Confiscates Ten Multi-Million Dollar Coins

Opinion by Dr. Richard S. Appel - Unique Rare Coins ......   Mystery, intrigue and a see-saw legal battle has surrounded 10 1933 St. Gaudens $20...

US Mint News – Request for Comments on Coin Exchange Program

For many years, the United States Mint has administered a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial coins (commonly referred...

Numismatic Crime – PNG Dealer Helps FBI Nab Theft Suspects

All dealers should be cautious about possible long-term ramifications of cashing fraudulent checks A long-time member of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) assisted the Federal Bureau...

Virginia Becomes Latest State to Pass Rare Coin Sales Tax Exemption

By John Brush - President, David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   To paraphrase Margaret Mead, a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can make great change...

Court Rehears Case Involving Langbord 1933 Double Eagles

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, October 14, the two parties in the case of Langbord et al v. U.S. Department of Treasury et...

Cultural Property Enforcement – Ancient Artifact Smuggling now “impossible” in Egypt

Army special forces stand at the entrance to the Egyptian Museum By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog....   A Cairo Post article of June 21,...

Wealthy Max Opens Up to Redeem Name

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Recycling firm Wealthy Max Ltd is hoping to save face with a transparency program following a controversy that spelled...

Gold & Silver PAC September 2017 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Hurricane Harvey has devastated southeast Texas. While Houston is...

Gold, Precious Metals & Bullion News – Minnesota Sales Tax Exemption...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   On May 30, 2017, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton signed into law omnibus bill H1A, which included a sales-tax...

Wealthy Max Ltd Files Motion to Dismiss Civil Forfeiture Case

By GeyerGorey LLP....   The Wealthy Max Limited legal defense team filed a motion to dismiss the civil forfeiture case brought by the US Attorney for...

Daily Record: Five years on, test case on coins tries USAO’s...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. The Daily Record, a news service for Maryland based business and legal professions, ran an interesting...

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...

Confused Over GOP Tax Legislation and Like-Kind Exchanges? ICTA Can Help

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ..... There is misinformation floating out around the dealer community intermingling “ like-kind exchanges ” and three different sections...

Congressmen Introduce Bill to End Taxation of Gold and Silver

The battle to end taxation of constitutional money has reached the federal level as U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) today introduced sound money legislation...

Wealthy Max Ltd – FormerFeds Group Issues Mutilated Coin Redemption Program...

Recommends U.S. Mint Require Tougher Compliance Program for Coin Redeemers By FormerFeds Group, LLC .......   The FormerFeds Group, LLC today announced the release of its White...