Small Swiss city accepts invoice payments in bitcoin and tether

Crypto accepted for taxes, fines and services, regardless of the amount


The Swiss city of Lugano announced on December 5 that all municipal invoices can be paid in bitcoin and tether.

Lugano is the largest city in the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino, with a population of around 63,000. Bitcoin Suisse – a 10-year-old crypto custody and trading company – implemented the scheme.

Previously, cryptocurrency payments could only be made for transactions on the city’s online portal. Now, bitcoin and tether can be used to make payments on taxes, fines and services, “without

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