City of Zermatt Switzerland Now Accepts Tax Payments in Bitcoin

City of Zermatt Switzerland Now Accepts Tax Payments in Bitcoin

The Swiss municipality of Zermatt has rolled out a Bitcoin tax payment option in partnership with Bitcoin Suisse. The municipality of Zermatt, Switzerland — home to the iconic Matterhorn — is now the second location in Switzerland where taxpayers are officially allowed to pay their taxes in Bitcoin (BTC).In order to unlock the new tax payment option, the authorities of the Zermatt have partnered with Switzerland’s major crypto financial services company Bitcoin Suisse.Bitcoin Suisse…

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Monerium to Issue E-Money on the Algorand Blockchain In New Partnership

Monerium to Issue E-Money on the Algorand Blockchain In New Partnership

Licensed e-money issuer Monerium will support the blockchain protocol Algorand in 2020. Licensed e-money issuer Monerium will support the blockchain protocol Algorand in 2020. News of the two firms’ non-exclusive partnership was announced in a press release on Jan. 21. The cooperation will see Monerium issuing its programmable e-money on the proof-of-stake Alogrand protocol, created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor and Turing Prize award-winner Silvio Micali. Regulated e-money on the blockchainFounded in 2016,…

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German Airline Company Hahn Air Issues Tickets on Blockchain

German Airline Company Hahn Air Issues Tickets on Blockchain

German airline Hahn Air claims to be the first airline company to issue tickets on a blockchain, through a partnership with Winding Tree. German airline Hahn Air claims to be the first airline company to issue tickets on a blockchain, the firm announced in a press release on Nov. 18.The ticket sale using blockchain technology was made possible through Hahn Air’s collaboration with a decentralized platform for the travel industry, Winding Tree. Frederick Nowotny,…

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