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Future of Ohio Bitcoin Program, Deemed Illegal, in Limbo

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Resuming Ohio’s attempt to allow cryptocurrency in certain tax payments is up in the air after the state’s top lawyer found a Bitcoin program launched by the former state treasurer was illegal. Republican Attorney General Dave Yost found then-Treasurer Josh Mandel skirted state law when he launched the OhioCrypto.com website last… Read More

Ohio Becomes First In Nation To Allow Businesses To Pay Taxes With Bitcoin

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Ohio is now the first in the country to allow payments in the digital currency bitcoin from businesses paying 23 kinds of taxes – from commercial activity taxes to gas and cigarette taxes to sales taxes to employee withholding taxes. The state wouldn’t actually take in and hold bitcoin – businesses would pay through the… Read More