IRS reminded that virtual currency transactions are taxable by law just like transactions in any other property.
Forbes.com clarifies: The bitcoin and other crypto assets have just about the best possible tax treatment available for long-term investors. According to the IRS’ official guidance on crypto taxation, crypto is taxed as “property,” which is just a fancy way to say it’s taxed like a stock. If you buy bitcoin and hold it for more than a year, you pay long-term capital gains when you sell.
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