Florida : this summer, it will be possible to pay his taxes in crypto-currency

In Florida, an organization for the collection of taxes has just announced a great new. As of this summer, it will be possible to pay in Bitcoin and Bitcoin to Cash. This is a first !

An interesting decision

Thus, it is in Florida that it is now possible to pay taxes with crypto-currencies. Joel Greenberg, tax collector of Seminole county in Florida, has chosen to participate in the adventure of the virtual currencies. It hopes to limit the fees paid by the taxpayers and increase the security : “We live in a world where technology has allowed the emergence of on-demand services, with same-day delivery and customer service to be very effective – a service that we should expect from our government. “

Pixabay – Stux / The tax collector wants to offer a new experience to citizens.

The agency will rely on the solution developed by BitPay. It is the largest provider of payment services in crypto-currencies in the world. Thus, the security is absolutely not a problem.

A quick set-up

As of this summer, it will be possible to pay taxes related to the driving licence, property tax, or to the renewal of the sticker, in Bitcoin and Bitcoin to Cash, which is the pride of Joel Greenberg : “The objective of my mandate is to make the users experience more faster, smarter, and more efficient. It comes to getting the government services from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first century, and one of the ways to do that is to add the crypto-currencies payment methods that we support. “

Pixabay – MichaelWuensch / citizens will be able to pay most of their taxes with Bitcoins.

The Seminole county, meanwhile, will not see the difference since it will receive its equivalent in dollars, on the day following the payment in crypto-currency. If the experience proves to be interesting, the 3 144 other counties of the State of Florida may also participate in the adventure in the next few months.

Source : UseTheBitcoin