France wants to tighten rules for bitcoins this year




The French government wants to tighten the rules about bitcoins by the end of this year. This would include those who bitcoins be used for. Users of virtual currency have to pay taxes, it says in the plan Friday was announced.

Bitcoin The French Ministry of Finance has announced to want to carry that must be who trades bitcoins, clear new rules this year, reports The Wall Street Journal. The authorities also want future users in advance to confirm before they can create an account. Their identity Additionally bitcoingebruikers have to pay taxes.

That made ​​the ministry announced after the French Minister Michel Sapin Finance Friday a report received stating that bitcoins may no longer be traded anonymously, and that maximum amounts for transactions to come. In this way the French would illegal practices, such as money laundering and to combat. Terrorist financing,

France, a week ago, occurred at an unknown bitcoindienst, relatively late in taxation of bitcoins. Including the United States and the United Kingdom do al Jeroen Dijsselbloem Minister of Finance wrote last year as regards the Netherlands users who have earnings that are paid out in the virtual currency to pay as well. tax

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