Miami commissioner wants to let residents pay taxes in Bitcoin
April 15, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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A country commissioner wants to establish a task force to study the feasibility of crypto in various aspects of public administration.
A Miami-Dade County commissioner is backing a new resolution to allow residents to use cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) to pay local taxes. According to a Thursday document acquired by The Miami New Times, county commissioner Cohen Higgins has brought a resolution to Miami-Dade’s Infrastructure, Operations, and Innovations Committee, calling for the establishment of a 13-member crypto task force. The task force would examine the feasibility of allowing residents to pay their county taxes, as well as for fees and services using digital currencies including Bitcoin, Ether (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC).
According to the document, crypto payments have the “potential to enhance convenience and save costs. ” “The item would establish a task force that could delve into the feasibility of using cryptocurrency in Miami-Dade County, to explore any potential benefits and pitfalls that could result from its use.