Future of Ohio Bitcoin program, deemed illegal, in limbo

Future of Ohio Bitcoin program, deemed illegal, in limbo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Resuming Ohio’s attempt to allow cryptocurrency in certain tax payments is up in the air after the state’s top lawyer found a Bitcoin program launched by the former state treasurer was illegal. Republican Attorney General Dave Yost found then-Treasurer Josh Mandel skirted state law when he launched the OhioCrypto.com website last year for business tax payments.