Bitcoin and ether can be used to pay taxes in the Swiss Canton of Zug starting next tax season. Zug’s crypto valley is home to many cryptocurrency businesses, and by accepting bitcoin and ether for tax payments, the canton aims to “promote and simplify the use of cryptocurrencies in everyday life.”
Pay Taxes With Bitcoin
Switzerland’s Canton of Zug announced Thursday that it will start accepting cryptocurrency for tax payments. The Zug Department of Finance is collaborating with local company Bitcoin Suisse to offer tax settlement with cryptocurrencies, starting in the upcoming tax season which begins in February next year. The announcement details:
Beginning in 2021, taxes in the Canton of Zug can be paid using the cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ether.
Companies and private individuals can use BTC or ETH to pay their tax bills of up to CHF 100,000 ($109,900). Partial payments are not accepted. A pilot will take place in the coming weeks to ensure that everything is ready for the upcoming tax season.
Anyone wanting to pay their tax…