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Bill Introduced in Congress to Exempt Small Bitcoin Transactions From Income Tax.Digital currency exchanges and gateways need to be tightly regulated to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, says the latest FATF report.Virtual currency, which includes digital and crypto-currency, are gaining in both popularity and controversy.
Businesses and individuals now accept Bitcoin and other similar forms of payment for goods and services.Virtual Currency Regulation Virtual currency, also known as digital currency or crypto-currency, is a medium of exchange not authorized or adopted by a government.ONE of the advantages of Bitcoin—a cryptographic currency popular on the internet—is its anonymity.
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Australia is set to regulate virtual currency exchanges such as Bitcoin and strengthen the powers of its financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC as it cracks down on.The bitcoin world is breaking down into two camps with competing visions for what the virtual currency should be, accentuating the volatility that has come to define.