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PNG Leaders Step Up Fight Against Fakes With ACEF

New nonprofit entity created to accept donations for important 2019 work by Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force

Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force LogoThe Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) accomplished major victories combatting fakes and educating the public about counterfeits in the marketplace in 2018, according to ACTF Coordinator Beth Deisher. She envisions continued success in 2019 following the recent major reorganization of the group’s parent organization, the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF).

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Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Moves to Foundation

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets and the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation have jointly announced an agreement to transfer the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force and the position of director of anti-counterfeiting from ICTA to the non-profit 501-C-3 foundation.

The transfer became effective Nov. 15.

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ICTA Names New Director and Officers and Elects New Board Members

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), the national trade association for dealers of rare coins, currency, and precious-metals bullion, announced that former congressman James “Jimmy” Hayes has been appointed executive director of the organization.

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SCOTUS Wayfair Decision: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Post-Wayfair Sales-Tax Collection Map
What You Don't Know about the Supreme Court's Decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair Case Can Significantly Damage Your Business

The Court’s decision makes it likely that if you meet certain minimum state-tax law requirements, you may now, or soon (depending on the state), be required to register and collect sales-taxes on all coins, currency, and precious-metals sales to buyers in any state without full numismatic and bullion exemptions.
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American Numismatic Association Donates $55,000 to Fight Counterfeiting

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting efforts to fight coin and bullion counterfeiting with a $55,000 contribution to the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF), the non-profit organization that receives contributions to fund the work of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF). The donation was made during the August 18 ANA board of governors meeting at the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money.

ACTF’s mission is to mobilize law enforcement to protect the integrity of U.S. coinage by educating officials about the growing threat that counterfeit circulating, collectible and bullion coins pose to the collecting community and the public and moving them to act.

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