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Shehan Chandrasekera

Shehan Chandrasekera

Head of Strategy - Tax CoinTracker

About

Shehan Chandrasekera is one of the handful of CPAs in the country who is recognized as a real-world operator and a conceptual subject matter expert on cryptocurrency taxation. Prior to CoinTracker, Shehan co-founded JAG Argueta CPAs and worked for several regional and national public accounting firms for several years. His ability to dissect the tax code and innovative thinking have immensely contributed to his rapid professional growth.

Shehan is a published author, CPE instructor and a frequent technical contributor to various social media platforms. His article on Virtual Currency and Tax Ramifications was featured in The Tax Adviser magazine sponsored by the AICPA. He was one of the first CPAs to have a published academic article on cryptocurrency taxation. He was recently awarded the Outstanding Young CPA of the year award by Houston CPA Society for his contribution to the profession.

Further, Shehan loves public speaking and has done dozens of speaking engagements with many organizations including AICPA, American Bar Association, and State CPA Societies. He recently joined the CoinTracker team as the Head of Tax Strategy to improve the CPA user experience and accelerate industry outreach.

Shehan graduated from William Paterson University, NJ as the salutatorian of his graduating class. Aside from being an accountant, Shehan enjoys rock climbing and spending time with his family.

In addition to his role with CoinTracker, Shehan also leads the Technology & Startup niche at JAGArgueta CPAs in Houston and serves as the Associate Director for the Houston Blockchain Alliance.

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