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IRS to tax Bitcoin as property

 
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IRS to tax Bitcoin as property

Via Time: The Internal Revenue Service announced on Tuesday that it will categorize virtual currencies like Bitcoin as property, and not as a currency, a move that will impose significant taxes and regulations on the fledging market, but will likely be a boon for investors. Payments made to employees and workers with virtual currency will be subject […]


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Senator Manchin calls for Bitcoin Ban

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today called for a ban on Bitcoin. In a letter sent to Federal Regulators including Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen, Senator Manchin writes: I write today to express my concerns about Bitcoin. This virtual currency is currently unregulated and has allowed users to participate in illicit […]


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