The swap locks in the dollar value of a given bitcoin amount, and the difference is settled in dollars when the contract expires. At both moments, the contract references the new price index, ... Read More
With respect to bitcoin, there are two things that need to be reported on a tax return: income or revenue and any capital gains on the sale of those assets.
The IRS’ recent 31 page guidance repor... Read More
The report went on to name some of the affected regular people including grandparents who were simply leaving funds for their small grandchildren. The action also forced out of some of the nation’s ... Read More
A group of students from Boston University has set out to build a commodity derivative exchange for digital currencies, allowing those who hold large amounts of bitcoin to hedge against market volatil... Read More
Australia Warns of Fake 'Tax Collectors' Demanding Bitcoin
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issued a warning about would-be scammers trying to con people out of their cryptocurrency.
Since late last year, scammers have been calling Australians and impe
Bitcoin briefly falls below $8,000 after Google says it will ban cryptocurrency ads
Bitcoin prices briefly fell below $8,000 on Wednesday following news that Google, the world's largest online ad provider, plans to ban cryptocurrency advertising. Facebook, the second largest
Crypto Is a 'Crock'? Twitter Reacts to House ICO Hearing
Despite the overall measured tone among lawmakers at Wednesday's House subcommittee hearing on initial coin offerings, a few members of the panel made inflammatory statements.
Social media users re
UK Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contracts
A British cryptocurrency exchange is planning to enter the bitcoin futures market.
CoinfloorEX, a London-based exchange founded in 2013, announced Wednesday that it would launch bitcoin futures con