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Judge Approves IRS Tax Information Request to Coinbase

On November 20, the American IRS (Internal Revenue Service) submitted a request to Bitcoin startup, Coinbase. The document demanded detailed financial and personal information on all of the platform’s users. Now, the judge assigned to the case has ruled in favor of the government agency. The Internal Revenue Service has a judge’s green-light to serve Coinbase, one of the biggest Bitcoin startups, with a summons for detailed information about its users. Judge Jacqueline …
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The American Tax Agency Is Asking Bitcoin Startup Coinbase To Hand Out User’s Data

Today the Bitcoin community saw something unprecedented, the American Internal Revenue Service (IRS, Tax Agency) sent a request to Coinbase, the most popular Bitcoin exchange in the US, demanding customer’s information ranging from 2013 to 2015. The California Northern District Court is seeking to gather information about “John Does,” a generic term used as a placeholder name for a party whose true identity is unknown, and who meets the following criteria: United States …
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