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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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How is digital currency different from that of an e-wallet? [closed]

To quote from the newspaper, Unlike e-wallet Digital currency does not involve a third party. A detailed explanation to this will be most certainly welcome. What is really being referred to here as ...
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What is the scam they are trying to play with MT4? [closed]

Chatted with someone online for a bit and they told me their Aunt was in the hospital and they didn't have time to trade in their account, would I carry out some trades for them. They didn't want any ...
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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 ...
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