This is where the exposure element of something that circumnavigates HMRC, IRS or the equivalent of your jurisdiction and tax system, gains traction and raises questions, concerns and coercive action so as to demand conformity to such laws.
The issue is that litigation and law is not always contemporaneous, and it comes down to ethical practice and careful auditing and storing of financial transaction surround crypto-currency. It is an oxymoron for something which is de-centralised and free from institutional discrimination to then become subject of the ethos and underpinning framework of what we are all interested in.
I suppose the question at hand, is the revenue and turnover of such transactions, especially when withdrawing into fiat currency. This value will greatly fluctuate between each individual, their intention, profit/loss, internal policies of any bank and investigation into erratic input and output of ‘money’.
I guess the point is; does one obfuscate their ‘earnings’ so as to avoid such tax demands, which some could interpret as dishonest, but one could argue as, the very reasoning for engaging in such practice, currency, hobbies and passion for something that realistically, gained the attention of many for the reasons we are all raising.
We are not meant to earn capital gains in this unprecedented level since gold