ICTA: Indiana’s Governor Pence Signs House Enrolled Act No. 1046

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets....   Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) signed House Enrolled Act No. 1046--an Act concerning interim study committees--on April 15, 2015. Be...

Industry Teamwork Defeats Repeal of Maryland’s Hobby Sales-Tax Exemption

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA)....   Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo lobbyist Dennis Rasmussen, Maryland numismatic businesses and collectors, and the Industry Council for...

Hobby Loses One of Its Finest – Diane A. Piret

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Diane A. Piret, Industry Affairs Director for the Industry Council...

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...

Virginia Passes Bullion Sales Tax Exemption Bill

A coalition of numismatic businesses, led by John Feigenbaum (David Lawrence Rare Coins), lobbyist Stephen Haner, and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA),...

Collectible Coin Protection Act Unanimously Passed

On December 15, 2014, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 2754: Collectible Coin Protection Act by unanimous consent. Since the bill had been previously passed...

A Golden Anniversary: Four Decades of the Right to Choose Metal...

Guest Column by Anthem Hayek Blanchard for CoinWeek.com....   January 1st, 2015 will mark the 40th anniversary of the demise of gold ownership restriction for U.S....

Hobby Protection and Marketplace Fairness Act Legislative Updates. VIDEO: 9:21.

Jimmy Hayes, Numismatic Lobbyist and former Congressman. The intricacies of passing legislation and how bills can be changed and amended are highlighted in this explanation...

How New Minnesota Coin Dealer Registration Law Affects Dealers in Other...

Gary Adkins, Gary Adkins & Associates Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......... Recent legislation in Minnesota requires any business buying or selling more than $5000 to register with...

ICTA Victory: Oklahoma Bullion Law makes Coins and Bullion Sales Tax...

Industry Council for Tangible Assets helps secure victory for precious metal investors in the Sooner State....   On June 4, 2014, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed...

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...

Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) Announces New Logo

For 30 years, the ICTA logo hasn't been updated and now is the perfect time for a change. This is an incredibly exciting year...

Industry Council for Tangible Assets [ICTA] Installs New Officers

Annapolis, MD—Harry Miller, of Miller’s Mint, was installed as the new chairman of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets at their board meeting on...

ICTA Chairman Talks about New Leadership Team and it’s Ambitious Business...

Harry Miller, Chairman, Industry Council for Tangible Assets Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek........ Harry Miller was recently elected Chairman of ICTA. He was instrumental in ICTA hiring...

Industry Council for Tangible Assets Selects New Executive Director. VIDEO: 2:26

Kathy McFadden, Executive, ICTA Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ....... ICTA is the lobbying organization representing the numismatic and precious metals industry in Washington, D.C. A special...

ICTA Announces David Crenshaw As New Chief Operating Officer

Newly created position to bring advance technology to ICTA. The Industry Council for Tangible Assets is expanding its leadership team. Effective Dec. 1, David Crenshaw will...

The Free Competition in Currency Act: Member Of Congress Does Not...

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Last week, a customer of mine forwarded to me the text of a letter he...

The Panama Canal and Pan-Pacific International Exposition Centennial Act Commemorative...

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday to create an exciting new commemorative coins program to celebrate...

Potential Legislation to Negatively Affect the Numismatic Industry. VIDEO: 2:48

Gary Adkins, President, Adkins & Associates, Minnesota Coin Dealer Interviewer: David Lisot........ A piece of potential legislation in Minnesota may have a chilling effect of coin...

Eloise Ullman Has Announced her Retirement from The Industry Council for...

The search begins at The Industry Council for Tangible Assets. After 23 years of distinguished service, Eloise Ullman has announced her retirement as executive director...

ICTA Legislative Update 2013 March. VIDEO 3:44

Eloise Ullman, Executive Director, Industry Council for Tangible Assets ....... Interviewer: David Lisot ICTA is the watchdog in Washington, D.C. for the numismatic business regarding laws...

The Coin Analyst: Overview of House Hearing on The Future of...

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

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...

The Coin Analyst: New Legislation Aims to Change U.S. Commemorative Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On September 21 legislation was introduced by Republican members of congress that could have a major impact on U.S....

Legislative Update on HR5977 at ANA Philadelphia 2012

Barry Stuppler, Chairman, Gold and Silver Political Action Committee Interviewer: David Lisot. The effort to pass legislation to increase protection for consumers from counterfeit coins continues. Leading...

Legislation Introduced to Create the 2015 Panama-Pacific International Exposition and Panama...

(Tiburon, CA - August 8, 2012) - Last week, legislation was introduced in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives to create...

PCGS Gives Congressmen A Close Look At Counterfeiting Problems

During June 27, 2012 meetings with numismatic leaders in Washington, DC, influential U.S. Congressmen and congressional staff members learned about rare coin authentication and...

PCGS Implores Congress to Fight Imports and Sales of Counterfeit Coins

(Washington, DC) -- Executives of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) warn that the problems of Chinese-made counterfeits of rare coins are getting worse...

Congressional Inaction, Not Inflation, Is to Blame for the Diminishing Role...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker Coinweek Contributor On February 21, 1857, the United States Congress passed An Act relating to Foreign Coins and to the...

Maryland Governor Proposes Sales Tax Exemption Repeal

Last year the numismatic community stood united in helping defeat House Bill 206 in the Maryland General Assembly, which would have repealed the Sales...