Ron DeSantis approves the use of bitcoin and other virtual assets in the state

​Florida Governor wants to allow businesses to pay state fees with crypto

10.12.2021 - 09:15

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What’s new? Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has introduced a bill that will allow entrepreneurs in the state to pay taxes and state fees with bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies, Bloomberg reports. DeSantis will present other projects to introduce cryptocurrency next year.

Material on the Bloomberg website

How does the Governor comment on the project? Ron DeSantis stated:

“As the state representative, I endorse bitcoin and want to prove that the state government is crypto-friendly.”

What other states accept cryptocurrency? Earlier, Miami Mayor Francis Suarez put forward a similar offer to regulate cryptocurrency. The project also allows Miami to hold bitcoin as an asset. Suarez now has support outside the county.

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Vasiliy Smirnov Vasiliy Smirnov

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