Jeff Vandrew

General Counsel

Jeff is General Counsel at Unchained.

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How to buy and hold bitcoin in an IRA or Roth IRA

Many people want to hold bitcoin in an IRA. However, most “bitcoin IRA” companies don’t allow for control of any…

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The ultimate guide to bitcoin IRAs

After you understand the importance of bitcoin as a new form of money, you may start to wonder whether you…

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What you need to know about bitcoin mining, IRAs, and taxes

Holding bitcoin in an IRA is something we recommend to clients for its massive tax advantages, and we believe it’s…

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How to set up a bitcoin inheritance plan

One of the most frequent concerns Unchained clients have is inheritance—making sure their bitcoin passes properly at their death. Your…

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CRUTs: Dump “cryptocurrencies” to stack more bitcoin while being tax-smart

Many people early in their bitcoin journey end up temporarily distracted by altcoins. If this describes you, you may have…

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How to make a backdoor contribution to your bitcoin Roth IRA

If your income is higher than a certain amount per year as designated by the IRS, there are special provisions…

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Do I need to disclose my bitcoin on an FBAR report?

A question I would often receive when I was in private law practice, before coming to Unchained, was whether clients…

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How do 401k (employer plan) to bitcoin IRA rollovers work?

The most common way to fund a bitcoin IRA is by a rollover from an existing retirement plan, often from…

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Are bitcoin IRAs sustainable?

At Unchained, we’re commonly asked by clients whether holding bitcoin in an IRA is “IRS-approved” and whether the IRS may…

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4-step guide to holding bitcoin in an IRA

Many people want to hold bitcoin in an IRA. However, most “bitcoin IRA” companies don’t allow for control of any…

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What you should know about McNulty v. Comm’r and bitcoin IRAs

On November 18th, the United States Tax Court issued an opinion, McNulty v Comm’r, 157 TC 10 (2021), which garnered…

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Why I joined Unchained—Jeff Vandrew Company

Freeing assets from the fiat system

One morning a few days ago, I woke up to a strange notification on my phone regarding a deposit into…

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