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Currency, Legal Tender, Bitcoins & More

Start here to find answers to frequently asked questions about traditional currency, such as the US dollar. Also included are links on Bitcoins and virtual currency. Visit our Banking Law page for information about banking regulation, bank accounts, and checks.

Agencies / Organizations

Find consumer and collector information, and complaint procedures from the following agencies:

US Currency

Cryptocurrency & Bitcoins

Bitcoin is the most well known cryptocurrency or virtual currency with changes in the law and treatment of such currencies happening all the time.

Gold and Silver

Some states have passed laws exempting the exchange of gold and silver from sales tax. However, Wisconsin is not one of those states.

The Law (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)