Browsing the "US Government" Tag

The IRS Just Issued Its First Cryptocurrency Tax Guidance in 5 Years

| Anna Baydakova

For the first time since 2014, the IRS is detailing how it will tax cryptocurrency holdings. Here's what you need to know.

Republican Leader McCarthy Proposes Blockchain Transparency in Government

| Yogita Khatri

Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has called for an exploration to see if blockchain can make the U.S. government more efficient and transparent.

US Government Returns Bitcoins Retrieved Following 2016 Bitfinex Hack

| Daniel Palmer

Bitfinex has announced that 27 of the bitcoins stolen in a major 2016 hack have been returned after they were retrieved by the U.S. government.

Is the Window Closing on US Blockchain Leadership?

| William Mougayar

The U.S. should apply a "do no harm" approach and take a lead role on blockchain regulation, says William Mougayar.

US Defense Department Says Blockchain Can Help in Disaster Relief

| Yogita Khatri

The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency says blockchain technology has "enormous" potential to improve disaster relief efforts.

US Lawmakers Push for ‘Blockchain’ Definition in New Congressional Bill

| Nikhilesh De

A bipartisan bill introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives this week proposes creating a "consensus-based definition of blockchain."

New Ripple-Led Advocacy Group to Pay DC Lobbyists in XRP

| Anna Baydakova

Ripple is leading a group of organizations launching an advocacy body in Washington D.C. that will pay for lobbying in both U.S. dollars and XRP.

US Ethics Office: Government Officials Must Disclose Crypto Holdings

| Madeline Meng Shi

Those working for the executive branch of the U.S. government must disclose their cryptocurrency holdings, ethics officials said Monday.

US Lawmaker Wants Members of Congress to Disclose Crypto Assets

| Wolfie Zhao

A bitcoin-friendly U.S. lawmaker is hoping to get members of Congress to disclose their holdings of cryptocurrency assets.

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2018’s Challenge: Promote Responsible Blockchain Innovation

| Beth Knickerbocker

The chief innovation officer at the U.S. regulator for national banks details the agency's efforts to support fintech while still mitigating risk.