Miami-Dade Exploring Bitcoin Tax Payments

Danielle Cohen Higgins, District 8 County’s commissioner and representative on the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners, is putting forth a resolution for establishing a cryptocurrency task force that would assess the feasibility of allowing residents to pay for county taxes, fees and services with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

The goal, Cohen Higgins told Miami News Times, is to get Miami-Dade County a step ahead of the other counties in the U.S.

The proposal comes amid a growing trend in Miami of attempting to bring Bitcoin integration to the city’s services. Mayor Francis Suarez has been vocal about exploring how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can help propel Miami forward in the technological development landscape.

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