What is OhioCrypto.com?
Under the leadership of Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, taxpayers are able to pay their state business taxes with cryptocurrency for the first time anywhere in America. Ohio has become the first state in the United States, and one of the first governments in the world, to accept cryptocurrency. From mom and pop coffee shops to Fortune 100 companies, businesses now have the ability to pay their taxes with OhioCrypto.com.
Why did the Treasurer’s office create OhioCrypto.com?
Treasurer Mandel believes in leveraging cutting-edge technology to provide Ohioans more options and ease while interfacing with state government. The Treasurer’s office is also working to help make Ohio a national leader in blockchain technology.
Treasurer Mandel has a proven record of leveraging technology to change how citizens interact with government. In 2014, Treasurer Mandel launched OhioCheckbook.com which set a new national standard for government transparency and, for the first time in Ohio history, put all state spending information on the internet. OhioCheckbook.com has earned Ohio the #1 ranking in the country for government transparency as evaluated by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group.
Who is eligible to pay taxes in cryptocurrency via OhioCrypto.com?
Businesses operating in Ohio.