25 Apr '13, 6pm

What an Internet sales tax could mean for your Bitcoin stash: (via @b_fung)

What an Internet sales tax could mean for your Bitcoin stash: (via @b_fung)

If it passes the Senate in the next couple of days, as it’s expected to, a bill that would let states tax your online transactions will be one step closer to becoming law. The proposal’s been subject to an unusual battle that’s united liberals and conservatives while dividing big Internet companies. Amazon, for instance, supports the measure —partly because an Internet sales tax would hurt its smaller rivals. But the Senate bill, known as the Marketplace Fairness Act, could also unintentionally wind up serving an upstart of a different kind: Bitcoin, the much-discussed digital currency that some see as a rival to traditional cash or credit cards and others have dismissed as an impractical mashup of technology and money. To understand what a trendy virtual currency has to do with the vagaries of sales taxes, we have to start with one of the main critiques of the Marketplace...

Full article: http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/what-an-internet-sale...

Tweets

Bitcoin: world's fastest growing currency migra...

guardian.co.uk 26 Apr '13, 10am

In Kreuzberg, Berlin, virtual currency Bitcoin has expanded off the internet to become a favoured medium of exchange in re...

Bitcoin: world's fastest growing currency migra...

guardian.co.uk 26 Apr '13, 10am

In Kreuzberg, Berlin, virtual currency Bitcoin has expanded off the internet to become a favoured medium of exchange in re...

Bitcoin

guardian.co.uk 26 Apr '13, 10am

In Kreuzberg, Berlin, virtual currency Bitcoin has expanded off the internet to become a favoured medium of exchange in re...

Revenue Canada says BitCoins aren't tax exempt

cbc.ca 26 Apr '13, 9pm

Just in time for tax season, the Canada Revenue Agency says the users of Bitcoins will have to pay tax on transactions in ...

Revenue Canada says BitCoins aren't tax exempt

cbc.ca 26 Apr '13, 9pm

Just in time for tax season, the Canada Revenue Agency says the users of Bitcoins will have to pay tax on transactions in ...

Bitcoins are no longer tax exempt in Canada via...

blogs.marketwatch.com 29 Apr '13, 3pm

Canada’s Revenue Agency says users of bitcoins are obligated to pay taxes on transactions using the alternative currency, ...

Bitcoin Is A Step Closer To Becoming A Part Of ...

businessinsider.com 25 Apr '13, 5pm

Flickr / zcopley Just four companies will produce the microchips on which the global economy depends Mom’s at work? Sweden...

Leaner and Greener EU Likely To Mean Higher Taxes

EU environment ministers meeting in Dublin Castle said current spending of 1 billion a day on imported oil while 420,000 E...

@cmnwlthcrossfit We're also in #somerville. Is that what you mean?

@cmnwlthcrossfit We're also in #somerville. Is ...

counterculturecoffee.com 30 Apr '13, 2pm

Furnished with state-of-the-art equipment and staffed by our world-class coffee educators, our training centers make up a ...

Canada to tax Bitcoin transactions

Canada to tax Bitcoin transactions

rt.com 27 Apr '13, 10am

Canada to tax Bitcoin transactions - TV Get short URL Published time: April 27, 2013 10:39 Tweet Share on Tumblr Tags Curr...

Report: New CA bill would tax EV as a "comparab...

green.autoblog.com 25 Apr '13, 2pm

The California legislature may do what the feds have been unable to do – create a permanent tax credit for buyers of super...

Canada to tax bitcoin transactions: report

blogs.marketwatch.com 29 Apr '13, 2pm

Canada’s Revenue Agency says users of bitcoins are obligated to pay taxes on transactions using the alternative currency, ...

Bitcoin Supporters Should Be Really Happy By Wh...

businessinsider.com 30 Apr '13, 9am

A few weeks ago, Bitcoin exploded to the $250 area. Then it promptly plunged to around $60. That prompted all kinds of "de...

Canada Revenue Agency To Tax BitCoin Transactions

news.slashdot.org 28 Apr '13, 7pm

"The Canada Revenue Agency has started paying attention to BitCoin transactions, as it says users will have to pay tax on ...

Got To Love The Internet: Zach Braff Raised $1.66 Million In Only Two Days On Kickstarter.

Got To Love The Internet: Zach Braff Raised $1....

fragerfactor.blogspot.com 26 Apr '13, 12am

Eschewing traditional Hollywood financing, actor-director Zach Braff has raised $1.65 million in two days on Kickstarter, ...