“The IRS is looking for private sector help in launching a Cryptocurrency Tracing pilot program for tracing and attribution of privacy coins and Layer 2 off-chain transactions, with the aim of assisting the agency’s cyber-crime mission relating to cryptocurrency privacy technologies.”
“The contractor for the pilot program will provide weekly status reports on progress including major accomplishments, upcoming tasks, and issues or concerns. Additionally, all documentation, data, source code, and software developed will be provided to IRS, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI).”
“The three primary goals of the solution, according to the request for proposal (RFP), include…” Read the full article here.
Source: IRS to Launch Cryptocurrency Tracing Pilot – By Jordan Smith, September 11, 2020. MeriTalk.