19 Aug '13, 6pm

Germany kinda recognizes Bitcoin

clarified its position on Bitcoin , everyone's favorite digital cryptocurrency. After a parliamentary inquiry from the Federal Ministry of Finance, Bitcoin achieved "unit of account" classification, further upending its schtick as an unregulated safe haven. Germany had previously said Bitcoin should be subject to capital gains tax like regular trading activity. The new ruling could mean the virtual currency will soon qualify for a sales tax too. From MarketWatch : “The German Ministry of Finance does not classify bitcoins as e-money or as a functional currency; they cannot be regarded as a foreign currency. Nevertheless they have to be subsumed under the German term of ‘Rechnungseinheit’ as a financial instrument ,” Martin Chaudhuri from the Ministry of Finance told CoinDesk . Rechnungseinheit translates to unit of account in English. Regulators in the U.S. have also bumpe...

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arstechnica.com 18 Aug '13, 5pm

In response to a query by a member of parliament, the German Finance Ministry has declared (Google Translate) that it acce...

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engadget.com 19 Aug '13, 6pm

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theguardian.com 19 Aug '13, 10pm

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neowin.net 19 Aug '13, 10am

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itnews.com.au 18 Aug '13, 9pm

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theguardian.com 19 Aug '13, 10pm

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bitcoinmagazine.com 19 Aug '13, 7am

All over the news in Germany last weekend was a reply by the German Ministry of Finance to an inquiry in parliament. The M...

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coindesk.com 19 Aug '13, 10am

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theverge.com 19 Aug '13, 3pm

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