Cashing Out Bitcoin: What To Know About Tax And The IRS

If you’ve sold some Bitcoin, it is important that you know Uncle Sam wants his share too. Back in 2014, the IRS issued Notice 2014-21 stating the government’s position on what they call “virtual currencies.” It stated that such assets are considered property rather than currency. Under the rules for sales of property such as stocks,… Please follow and like us:

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South Korea’s Bitcoin Crackdown Maybe Toned Down

The price of bitcoin, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency at present, took a beating Thursday after reports said South Korean Justice Minister Park Sang-ki was planning a ban on cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, which is a global hub for such trading platforms. But on Friday, the country’s finance minister reportedly made statements toning down the… Please follow and like us:

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Bitcoin Price Back Where It Was A Month Ago

The price of bitcoin, the world’s best-known cryptocurrency seems to have gone full circle in the last one month, with its value a little over $15,100 in the early hours of Tuesday. Exactly a month ago, on Dec. 10, bitcoin was priced at $15,037 at the close of trade for the day. Just given those numbers,… Please follow and like us:

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When Grandma and Grandpa join the bitcoin frenzy, you know it’s is turning into a bubble

One day in 2013, when the price of bitcoin had crashed to $600 from $1,200 in a matter of hours, I wrote that this showed that the virtual currency was a dumb investment. Three months ago, when the price hit $5,000, I again called it a dumb investment. So what about now, with bitcoin trading at… Please follow and like us:

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Ever-volatile bitcoin is embraced by Wall Street

Bitcoin’s stratospheric rise this week follows the digital currency’s embrace by mainstream trading platforms and is seen by some in finance as normal growing pains often experienced by innovative technologies. After starting the year at around $1,000, bitcoin, which first appeared in 2008, on Wednesday surged as high as $11,434 before promptly falling 15 percent. Near… Please follow and like us:

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies: Good, bad or ugly?

WASHINGTON, November 25, 2017 – Almost every available video about investing in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is created by an individual who seems completely insane. For many critics of these videos, there appears to be a strong correlation between investing and a firm belief that the earth is flat. The best-known cryptocurrency todate is Bitcoin. But what… Please follow and like us:

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Steven Mnuchin Is Concerned About Bitcoin

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin recently told Yahoo Finance authorities are carefully “looking into” the ways people use bitcoin for “illicit purposes” “We want to make sure that you don’t have the dark web funded in bitcoins. And that’s something that is a concern of ours today,” Mnuchin said. “So if you’re a bitcoin… Please follow and like us:

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Bitcoin Now Buys You Citizenship to This Island

The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has become the world’s first county to accept the virtual currency bitcoin for its citizenship program. The Vanuatu Information Centre (VIC) announced that its Development Support Program (DSP) will allow foreigners to qualify for Vanuatuan citizenship through a one-time payment of $200,000 – or its cryptocurrency equivalent. At current market… Please follow and like us:

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