02 Feb '14, 12pm

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would-be cryptocurrency

This financial year is the first in which many bitcoin users will consider putting their cryptocurrency gains on their tax returns. When a bitcoin was worth $5 or less , most people didn’t make enough money on them to worry about taxes. But 2013’s price run-up pushed plenty of bitcoiners into a category where unreported gains could attract attention – and possible sanctions – from the US Internal Revenue Service and other tax authorities . Some will quietly pocket those earnings, tax free, hoping that bitcoin’s anonymity will keep the government bean counters from their doorstep. But others are grappling with how to report their gains to tax authorities who, in the United States and most countries, have provided little to no guidance on how to do that. One Washington State programmer walked into his local H&R Block for help reporting $77,000 in gains from mining and tradin...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-holders-face-tax-return-g...

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