Questions tagged [virtual-currency]

Questions related to convertible virtual currencies such at bitcoin that can be converted to traditional currency, i.e. not currencies used in specific online gaming universes.

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Tax rate of bitcoin trading for non-resident alien

I'm an international student holding F1 visa in the states. I find information on the IRS page which says non-resident aliens are subject to 30 percent flat rate for capital gains. Does this rate ...
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Income At the Sell or Reception?

See this from the IRS: The character of gain or loss from the sale or exchange of virtual currency depends on whether the virtual currency is a capital asset in the hands of the taxpayer. Scenario ...