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US Crypto Investors May Need To Consider Amending Past Tax Returns (newsbtc.com) 11/14/2019 - 2:00pm
Tax law surrounding crypto assets is currently convoluted and confusing, even despite Congress demanding the IRS clarify the law , and the IRS taking steps to provide more clarity to crypto investors in the United States. However, given some recent comments from an IRS official regarding like-kind exchanges, crypto investors based in the US may...
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Coinbase Joins Regal Assets to Offer Insured Crypto IRAs (bitcoinist.com) 11/14/2019 - 7:00am
Regal Assets, an alternative investments firm, partnered with custodian Kingdom Trust and crypto exchange Coinbase to develop and provide a fully insured Bitcoin and cryptocurrency individual retirement accounts (IRA) in the US. Coinbase Steps Into Crypto IRAs Bitcoin and crypto IRAs aren’t a novelty in the US, but the trio wants to take this...
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Ohio's Bitcoin Tax Program Was Illegal, State Attorney General Says - WOSU (radio.wosu.org) 11/13/2019 - 10:20am
Ohio's Bitcoin Tax Program Was Illegal, State Attorney General Says WOSU
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Ohio Bitcoin tax program deemed illegal (finance-commerce.com) 11/13/2019 - 4:31am
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Resuming Ohio’s attempt to allow cryptocurrency in certain tax payments is up in the air after the state’s top lawyer found a Bitcoin program launched by the former state ...
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A Simple Guide to Bitcoin Tax Rate (withinnigeria.com) 11/12/2019 - 11:38pm
A cryptocurrency is a recently designed, internet-based medium of exchange. It operates on complex cryptographic functions to carry out financial transactions, and its working is based on Blockchain ...
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How Will CME Bitcoin Options Launch In 2 Months Affect BTC Prices? (newsbtc.com) 11/12/2019 - 11:00pm
Many have asserted that the first time Bitcoin futures were launched, a planned market crash followed. The exchange that launched those futures back in late 2017 is gearing up for more institutional products in two months’ time so what impact will that have this time around? CME Options Launch In January The Chicago Mercantile Exchange is...
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US Court rules travellers' phones and laptops cannot be searched arbitrarily (e-cryptonews.com) 11/12/2019 - 8:30pm
A federal court in Boston has ruled that US government agents cannot search phones and laptops of international travellers at airports and other US ports of entry without reasonable suspicion. With the ruling on Tuesday, any warrantless searches will now be deemed as violations of the Fourth Amendment. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU),...
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Bitcoin Tax - The Elephant in the Room - - VENTS Magazine (ventsmagazine.com) 11/11/2019 - 7:00am
Bitcoin Tax - The Elephant in the Room - VENTS Magazine
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OneCoin Scam Might Value 3-4 Times More of Current Estimation, Says Expert (cryptonewsz.com) 11/11/2019 - 6:40am
Jamie Bartlett, the head of the BBC’s The Missing CryptoQueen podcast, stated that the US government estimated the OneCoin multi-level marketing scam worth more than that. Earlier, the authorities speculated that the scam worth $4 billion. However, the paper dug out by Bartlett during his research reveals that OneCoin may have foul played $4...
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Alleged OneCoin Scam Could Be Much Bigger than $4 Billion (financemagnates.com) 11/11/2019 - 2:12am
Documents uncovered by Jamie Bartlett reveal that OneCoin may be much larger than the US government estimates.
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Tax Agencies Worldwide Plan to Crack Down on ‘Dozens’ of Crypto Tax Evaders (news.bitcoin.com) 11/10/2019 - 2:00pm
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has revealed the agency is cracking down on “dozens” of cryptocurrency users evading taxes. The IRS has partnered with tax agencies from four other countries in order to make sure tax enforcement strategies are being applied across the map. Also Read: QE Infinity: 37 Central Banks Participate in Stimulus and...
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Cryptocurrency Tax: Bitcoin (7bitcoins.com) 11/07/2019 - 11:36am
Bitcoin was the first digital cryptocurrency created by an entity that goes by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto. It is a decentralized digital currency that has no central bank or single administrator. Bitcoin is built on the blockchain system and exists within the Bitcoin Blockchain network. All Bitcoin transactions are verified by network nodes...
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Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Cancels Sale of Kim Dotcom’s Digital Currency (insidebitcoins.com) 11/07/2019 - 6:34am
Bitfinex recently canceled the sale of Kim Dotcom’s namesake cryptocurrency citing regulatory risks. The $8 million IEO on the exchange would have made it rub US authorities the wrong way since they have been trying to extradite the controversial entrepreneur from New Zealand. What went wrong? The Kimcoin token was expected to be an Initial...
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US government can control Bitcoin by involving banks: Peter Schiff (bitcoinwarrior.net) 11/07/2019 - 1:52am
Bitcoin successfully penetrated the mainstream media in 2019, starting with the cryptocurrency’s price recovery and involvement of global businesses and traditional entrepreneurs. Continuing this stre ...
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US Senator Romney Calls Cryptocurrency A Homeland Security Threat (insidebitcoins.com) 11/06/2019 - 8:23am
Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney is in the news for criticizing President Trump during the impeachment proceedings. The former presidential candidate now says that digital currency is a threat to the homeland. Romney’s anti-crypto stand Romney recently appeared for a hearing in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and...
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ATM Coin Founders Forced to Pay $4.25 Million Fine Following Binary Options Fraud Charge (beincrypto.com) 11/06/2019 - 5:57am
A New York Court has charged the founders of ATM Coin with committing fraud and misappropriating client funds, ordering them to pay $4.25 million to settle the case. Four companies associated with ATM Coin have also been charged. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has ordered Blake Harrison Kantor and Nathan Mullins, in...
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Yost: Suspended Ohio bitcoin tax-payment program set up improperly - cleveland.com (cleveland.com) 11/05/2019 - 4:41pm
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Yost: Suspended Ohio bitcoin tax-payment program set up improperly (cleveland.com) 11/05/2019 - 8:29am
“The Treasurer’s use of a payment processor to convert cryptocurrency into dollars for the payment of taxes is not authorized, expressly or impliedly, by statutes allowing the receipt of electronic ...
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UK Tax Office Updates Guidance on Bitcoin and Crypto (bitcoinist.com) 11/04/2019 - 5:00am
Nearly a year after publishing updated bitcoin and crypto tax requirements for individuals, the UK tax body has released similar guidelines for businesses. The tax authority also declared that it didn’t consider cryptos like BTC to be currency or securities. HMRC Publishes Updated Bitcoin Tax Guidelines for Businesses In its updated guidance...
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"The US economy is roughly 20 trillion and the liabilities of the US government is 124 trillion dollars. Where the hell is the US government going to get 124 trillion dollars from? There is no way on Earth that they can pay this money." - This is why peer 11/01/2019 - 6:52am
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Bitcoin Paper was Published 11 Years Ago Today (bitcoinnews.com) 10/31/2019 - 3:27pm
The Bitcoin network was started in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto based on his white paper which he had published a year earlier on 31 October 2008. 11 years later, as we still marvel at the creation of such a revolutionary system and currency, it is important to count the years and see the progress that has been made. The paper, titled ‘Bitcoin: A Peer...
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29% Americans Still Believe US Dollar is Backed by Gold, Study Finds Out (coingape.com) 10/31/2019 - 12:20pm
A recent study by the world’s leading hash provider, Genesis Mining has revealed some interesting findings on how the average American perceives money and banking. The study is titled, “ Perceptions of Money and Banking in the United States 2019.” Digital Money Will End Transactional Privacy The study was carried out with an objective to determine...
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Libra: Should Zuckerberg Thank Xi for Creating FOMO? (bitcoinist.com) 10/30/2019 - 7:00am
Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping praised blockchain while the congress passed a new cryptography law in a bid to develop a state-backed digital currency. Crypto enthusiasts expect that China’s revival will convert into a big hope for Libra amid general FOMO. Xi’s Comments Are a Breath of Fresh Air for Libra Primitive Ventures Co-Founder,...
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‘I’ll f**king bury you!’ McAfee vows to expose corrupt US officials & CIA agents if ‘disappeared’ (blogfactory.co.uk) 10/30/2019 - 4:15am
Bitcoin evangelist John McAfee has threatened to “bury” the US government if they keep harassing him over unpaid taxes, promising to leak a huge trove of files proving corruption throughout Washington ...
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Video: Tone Vays on Technical Analysis and Bitcoin Regulation (bitcoin.worldnewsoffice.com) 10/30/2019 - 1:08am
In this video interview, bitcoin trader and advocate Tone Vays discusses his activity in the space, technical analysis and U.S. regulations.The post Video: Tone Vays on Technical Analysis and Bitcoin Regulation appeared first on Bitcoin Magazine.
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Video: Tone Vays on Technical Analysis and Bitcoin Regulation (bitcoinmagazine.com) 10/29/2019 - 4:09am
Bitcoin trader and advocate Tone Vays has been under a lot of scrutiny in October 2019. Between stirring controversy among community members for charging 0.3 BTC per hour for consultancy (which he ...
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5 Takeaways From the New IRS Crypto Tax Guidance (themerkle.com) 10/28/2019 - 10:46pm
Robin Singh is a cryptocurrency tax consultant based in the UK. He is also the founder of Koinly.io - a bitcoin tax solution that automates capital gains reporting. He is a former Fintech engineer ...
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The Pirate Portal - John McAfee on Bitcoin price predictions, the McAfee DEX, & life as an outlaw (bravenewcoin.com) 10/28/2019 - 4:45am
The notorious John McAfee speaks to us from inside a Faraday cage. At the height of the 2017 crypto bull run John made a wild Bitcoin price prediction and bet his manhood on it coming true. John is a renegade, he’s an outlaw, he may or may not be on the run from the US government and he has just launched a new decentralized exchange that he says...
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Bitcoin price being manipulated by Tether to BEAT WALL STREET AND US GOVERNMENT! 10/27/2019 - 5:28pm

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Daily Trending News and Market Sentiment: Bitcoin Surges 25%, Short Squeezes, (bitcoinnews.com) 10/26/2019 - 7:35am
Bitcoin price took everyone by complete and utter surprise on Friday, as reported by BitcoinNews.com yesterday when the world’s most popular digital asset surged within an hour to record a 17% gain. The surprise factor was also strengthened by the fact that Bitcoin had hit a new monthly low just days before, as bearish sentiment and death crosses...
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Will Bitcoin Death Cross Lead to Another Year-long Bear Market? (newsbtc.com) 10/25/2019 - 3:45am
Bitcoin has dropped 8.5% this week but the move has been largely predicted. What is not being predicted just yet is another bear market lasting a year, but today’s death cross may indicate otherwise as that is exactly what happened the last time one appeared. Bitcoin Death Cross Today Like a scene from The Revenant , Bitcoin has been mauled by the...
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Are Bitcoin Futures One Big Market Manipulation Scheme? (bitcoinist.com) 10/24/2019 - 4:00am
Some still assert that the launch of two bitcoin futures products crashed markets in 2017 as it was the first time investors could short the asset. What they have done has completely changed the landscape two years later. Futures Changed Bitcoin Landscape According to ‘Skew Markets’ , futures products improved the price discovery for bitcoin...
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Bitcoin being BROKEN DOWN by US Government and institutions working together! BTC struggle is real! 10/23/2019 - 3:21pm

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Russian block: Putin threatens to BAN Facebook in Russia (express.co.uk) 10/23/2019 - 4:10am
During a press conference yesterday, Peskov took aim at the US government over its handling of both Facebook’s Libra and Telegram’s proposed ‘Gram’ cryptocurrency. “If Libra launches without controls, ...
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Is Peter Schiff Warming Up To Bitcoin With His Anti-Trump Tirade? (bitcoinist.com) 10/22/2019 - 4:00am
Serial Bitcoin basher and gold investor Peter Schiff has had a rare moment and change in stance on BTC in a recent tirade about the dire state of the US economy. US Debt Out Of Control There is no disputing the fact that US national debt is spiraling out of control. It has almost hit $23 trillion and is on track to hit $30 trillion by 2023 if the...
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Binance to Introduce First Fiat-Crypto Trading Pair with Russian Ruble (coinspeaker.com) 10/21/2019 - 2:33pm
Coinspeaker Binance to Introduce First Fiat-Crypto Trading Pair with Russian Ruble Popular crypto exchange Binance which has been working on a fiat trading solution for its customers is finally ready to launch. To kick-start this innovation, the exchange will work with Russian rubles in the beginning phase.This interesting development was made...
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Justin Sun Denies Being behind Investment Group Backing Poloniex’s Split from Circle (coinspeaker.com) 10/21/2019 - 7:12am
Coinspeaker Justin Sun Denies Being behind Investment Group Backing Poloniex’s Split from Circle Justin Sun who is the founder and CEO of Tron (TRX) has dismissed rumors and allegations that he is behind the investment group that acquired the premier cryptocurrency exchange group Poloniex . He indicated this in a tweet on October 19th and...
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The Tatiana Show Ep. 227 Sasha Hodder (letstalk) 10/19/2019 - 7:10pm
Sasha Hodder, a former guest makes her return to The Tatiana Show on our latest episode. Sasha is an attorney with the DLT law group whose main focus is supporting crypto related businesses. She is a frequent guest on Tone Vays Bitcoin Law Review as well as the host of her own show HodlCast.Tatiana and Josh get her thoughts on the recent...
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