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Bermuda Becomes First Gov’t to Accept Tax Payments in USDC Stablecoin

Global financial services company Circle announced that Bermuda became the first government to accept its stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) for tax payments.Part of a broader government initiative to embrace stablecoinsAccording to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 16, this development is part of a broader initiative, which

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Government of Uzbekistan Triples Tax on Electricity for Crypto Miners

The government of the Republic of Uzbekistan has ordered a 300% increase on electricity tariffs for cryptocurrency miners.According to a Sept. 27 announcement, the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan has decreed that cryptocurrency miners must pay three times more the existing electricity tariffs. The provision follows an

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Canada Revenue Agency Audits QuadrigaCX’s Corporate Tax Returns

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the country’s tax authority, is auditing the corporate tax returns filed by QuadrigaCX, the now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange. CRA’s request for documents and information is significantAccording to an article by the Globe and Mail on Sept. 16, QuadrigaCX is now being audited by the CRA

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France Exempts Crypto-to-Crypto Tax But Not Upon Conversion to Traditional Money

France’s economy minister Bruno Le Maire declared that France will exempt tax on crypto-to-crypto trade but will impose tax when cryptocurrency is converted to traditional money. Le Maire stated that when the capital gain of cryptocurrency is converted into traditional fiat currency, it is the ideal time to implement taxation.The

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France Won’t Tax Crypto-Only Trades, Will Tax Crypto-to-Fiat Sales

French economy minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sept. 12 that French authorities won’t tax crypto-to-crypto trades, but will tax when cryptocurrencies are sold for fiat currency.Bloomberg Tax reported on Le Maire’s declarations on Sept. 12. Per the report he noted:“We believe that the moment the gains are converted

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US Politician Uses Crypto to Buy Cannabis for Tax Remittance Demo

A Californian politician has become the first elected official to use cryptocurrency to purchase cannabis in the United States.A press release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 11 revealed that Berkely City Councilmember Ben Bartlett used Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and the stablecoin Universal Dollar (UPUSD) to make the purchase at

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