Your Task • This assignment must be presented as an individual effort. • The assignment requires individual research using a range of tax resources. It is expected you will survey the relevant literature, including decided cases, and select appropriate additional resources. • You are expected to identify the facts and issues presented by each question, identify and apply the relevant legislation and/or case law, and reach a conclusion. • This assessment assesses your research skills, your ability to synthesise an original piece of work to specific content requirements. It also assesses your written communication skills. • Your reasons for your conclusions and recommendations must be based on your research into the relevant cases and legislation. Please check the marking sheet (included below) for Part A to ensure that you have followed all the guidelines Required The assignment consists of three parts: • PART A: Written letter of advice. (10 marks) • PART B: Calculation of the net income of a partnership and preparation of the distribution statement for each of the partners. (6 marks) • PART C: Video presentation. (4 marks) Assessment Description PART A: Written letter of advice. Alex while talking to a friend (Oliver) at a networking event is informed about a topic called “The evolving tax treatment of cryptocurrencies”. Tax ramifications were discussed so Alex is seeking your advice. In your own words, explain the tax treatment of “cryptocurrencies” to Alex and the potential impact if he has a small portfolio of cryptocurrencies. (500 words limit) PART B: Calculation of the net income of a partnership and preparation of the distribution statement for each of the partners Pitt partners opened a consulting business on 1 July 2018. The accounting profits and losses are to be shared equally. The following transactions were recorded in the partnership’s cashbook in the year ended 30 June 2019.