Ohio House of Representatives Passes Coin Sales Tax Exemption (UPDATE July...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE, 7-6-2015: House Bill 26 was considered by the Ohio State Senate for the first time on June 18,...

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...

Kansas Governor Signs Sales Tax Exemption on Gold, Silver Coins, Precious...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   On Thursday, May 16, 2019, Kansas governor Laura Kelly (D) signed into law House Bill 2140, which provides...

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...

CoinWeek IQ: Coinage Act of 1792

Coinage Act of 1792 United States Statutes at Large, 2nd Congress, Session I., p. 246-251. April 2, 1792 AN ACT Establishing a Mint, and regulating the Coins...

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...

Counterfeit Coins, Bureaucracy and the Effects on Numismatics, Pt. 2

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers.... Editors Note: Links to the related two Articles.... Part 1     Part 3 In the early days after World War...

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...

Taxing Coin Sales: A Bureaucratic Nightmare In The Making?

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   It's potentially one of the bigger - but least publicized - issues involving the purchase of precious metals, rare coins...

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...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator I have been working for the federal government as a contractor since 1996...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Case

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It may have been Neil Gorsuch's first day on the bench, but the real news Monday, April 17 (at...

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...

Postal Inspectors, FedEx, District Attorney Investigators and Banking Investigators to Attend...

Numismatic crime offenses related to USPS and FedEx shipments continue to plague the numismatic industry and in most cases are frustrating to the victims....

Gold & Silver PAC July 2017 e-Newsletter

Gold & Silver American Eagle Coins By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator During a meeting of the Gold & Silver...

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...

European Cultural Preservation Laws and the Private Coin Collector: A Primer

By Shaun Pearce - Jollys Jewellers....   Coin collecting is a fascinating hobby, and even a potentially profitable one as coins can appreciate in value. However, when...

Discussion on Egyptian Coins at State Department MOU hearing leaves room...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ........... The public session of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee hearing to consider a potential Memorandum of...

German Supreme Court ruling favorable to Ancient Coin Collectors

By Wayne G. Sayles – Ancient Coin Collectors Guild …….. While U.S. Courts have consistently avoided hearing arguments about the validity of imposing trade restrictions...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fate of Ten Switt-Langbord 1933...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #62 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On July 7,...

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...

One Way or Another: New Legislation Seeks to Change America’s Circulating...

Two recent Republican bills aim to save taxpayers money By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Two new pieces of legislation have been introduced (in one instance,...

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...

Precious Metals Prices Will Be More Volatile Beginning October 1

Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Precious Metals Prices are going to get more volatile starting October 1. The CME Group (NASDAQ:...

Ohio Governor Kasich Signs Sales Tax Exemption Legislation

OPMA-Led State Effort Pays Off After Three Years By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   On June 14, 2016, Ohio governor John Kasich signed into law...

Navigating The Retirement Maze: Are “Home Storage” Precious Metals IRAs...

By Seth Pierce - Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP....   DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this article is provided for informational purposes only and does not...

Government’s Case to Confiscate Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Crumbles

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Three-judge ruling in Langbord et al v. U.S. Department of the Treasury et al puts renewed spotlight on 10...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

Cultural Property Law Leads to Arrests of Coin Collectors in Munich

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   If the March 4 arrests of coin collectors and a coin dealer at the 50th Numismata in Munich are...

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...