Tag: Bitcoin regulation

October 22, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

Bitcoin exchanges exempt from VAT: European Court of Justice ruling

Today brought a great piece of news for Bitcoin exchanges across the European Union, as the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that exchanging traditional currencies for Bitcoin should be exempt from consumption taxes like value added tax (VAT). The ruling was made in response to a case that originally arose in Sweden, leading…

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September 20, 2015 BY LeapRate Staff

An Open Letter To Our Politicians on Bitcoin

The following guest post is courtesy of Paul Puey, CEO and Co-Founder at Bitcoin Edge Security Platform for Digital Assets Company Airbitz. — Last night, we stayed up all night preparing to send out 585 letters (see text below). 50 Governors, 100 Senators, and 435 Congressmen. In our letters, we warn these elected officials of…

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