In case you haven't heard, the FCC is voting to repeal Net Neutrality on Thursday December 14th. Below is some information about why you should care about this, but the TL;DR is that without net neutrality you could have to pay for pron.
Here is a previous thread on what Net Neutrality is.
Here are some videos that explain the issue:
What can I do?
battleforthenet.com has a website set up to assist you in calling your local congress representatives.
How can I get all of these Net Neutrality posts off my front page so I can browse normally?
Okay, okay! I understand Net Neutrality now. How can I get all these Net Neutrality posts off my front page so I can browse normally?
I don't live in the U.S., does this effect me? And how can I help?
I believe it would fall under Long-term Capital Gains since it was over one year, and yes cost basis would be on the day it was mined. However, he could also write off his electric bill and computer cost.
OP’s sister is a tax attorney so I’m sure she will get him the best deal possible.
You're correct. This would all get filed as a long-term capital gain for this tax year. Well, not "all," just what OP cashed out.
Depending on OP's tax bracket he could be looking at anything between 12-35%.
Regardless, OPs having an amazing day. I do have to agree though, the luckiest thing about this was him forgetting about them. Statistically, he would have sold them way before now.
HOW is bitcoin a store of value?? Besides the hype in people's minds, there is zero logical sense.
Electricity and a computer being turned on to 'create something' while people are gone doing other things does NOT have intrinsic value of any kind to people now or in the future.
How is gold a store of value? Besides people deciding that they wanted to use it to hold wealth, there is zero logical sense - since coins are no longer made of it.
It has value because people say it does
Did cards against humanity actually pony up any money of theirs or did they just graciously allow other people to give their money away?
They took the money people spent to buy the "Save America" packs, and redistributed those profits back to the poorest 1,100 people who bought it.
Hey, CptGrim! Thank you for your submission, unfortunately it has been removed from /r/amazonecho for the following reason(s):
I must admit, the Admiral was slow on the uptake. Guess I was too, considering I got a feel of the timeline only now, between Bast being captured to her escape.
Is all this happening in parallel to Ryan & co's party in the club?
Yeah I didn't pick up on that either.