A field report about how River Financial uses Partially Signed Bitcoin Transactions (PSBTs) and Output Script Descriptors in its wallet software. This field report outlines efforts CardCoins has taken in introducing a reorg and DoS safe implementation of such a scheme in its customer payout workflow. Introducing the Bitcoin Optech Dashboard, which contains live-updated statistics about consolidations, payment batching, RBF, segwit adoption, and more. Announcement of a new Optech podcast based on the weekly Optech Audio Recap hosted on Twitter Spaces. Copies of all published parts of our weekly series on transaction relay, mempool inclusion, and mining transaction selection—including why Bitcoin Core has a more restrictive policy than allowed by consensus and how wallets can use that policy most effectively. Information about the Fund (including the SAI) can also be reviewed and copied at the SEC Public Reference Room in Washington, D.C. Bitcoin Optech’s perspective on how high-frequency spenders can use the scaling technique of payment batching to reduce transaction sizes and fees by about 75% in practical situations. Announcing a new compatibility matrix on the Bitcoin Optech website, providing documentation of different wallets’ and services’ support for scaling technologies.
A study of usability concerns among wallets and block explorers that support opt-in RBF (BIP125). Payments using virtual currency made to independent contractors and other service providers are taxable and self-employment tax rules generally apply. General tax principles that apply to property transactions apply to transactions using virtual currency. Wages paid to employees using virtual currency are taxable to the employee, must be reported by an employer on a Form W-2, and are subject to federal income tax withholding and payroll taxes. A payment made using virtual currency is subject to information reporting to the same extent as any other payment made in property. Please see IR-2018-71, March 23, 2018, IRS reminds taxpayers to report virtual currency transactions for updated information. A field report about how BTSE uses Bitcoin technologies to improve their exchange operations. A field report about how Suredbits uses Eclair, AWS, and a remote PostgreSQL database to operate an LN node with fast failover capability. A field report from Anthony Towns, a developer at Xapo, about how they consolidated around 4 million UTXOs to prepare for potential future fee increases.
This means that the Adviser would be able to reduce the sub-advisory fees and retain a larger portion of the management fee, or increase the sub-advisory fees and retain a smaller portion of the management fee. A field report, based on research from Veriphi, showing how full segwit and batching adoption could have saved users nearly half a billion dollars in Bitcoin network fees. In some environments, virtual currency operates like “real” currency — i.e., the coin and paper money of the United States or of any other country that is designated as legal tender, circulates, and is customarily used and accepted as a medium of exchange in the country of issuance – but it does not have legal tender status in any jurisdiction. IRS Virtual Currency Guidance: Virtual Currency Is Treated as Property for U.S. These FAQs provide basic information on the U.S. WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a notice providing answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on virtual currency, such as bitcoin. The notice provides that virtual currency is treated as property for U.S. A foreign corporation, such as the Subsidiary, that does not conduct a U.S.
Announcement of a new index of topics frequently mentioned on the Optech website with an initial set of 40 topics and a plan to expand that over the next year to 100 topics. As such, we will generally recommend against ESPPs that contain “evergreen” provisions that automatically increase the number of shares available under the ESPP each year. In cases where a board adopts an anti-takeover provision preceding an IPO, we will consider recommending to vote against the members of the board who served when it was adopted if the board: (i) did not also commit to submit the anti-takeover provision to a shareholder vote at the company’s first shareholder meeting following the IPO; or (ii) did not provide a sound rationale or sunset provision for adopting the anti-takeover provision in question. Total return swap agreements entail the risk that a party will default on its payment obligations to the Fund thereunder. The “Dividend Equivalent Payment” enables the Fund to make a complete distribution of dividends on the next dividend payment date, and is an amount equal, on a per Creation Unit basis, to the dividends on all the securities held by the Fund (“Fund Securities”) with ex-dividend dates within the accumulation period for such distribution (the “Accumulation Period”), net of expenses and liabilities for such period, as if all of the Fund Securities had been held by the Trust for the entire Accumulation Period.