Burger King will begin accepting bitcoins in Russia in 2017
Burger King will begin accepting bitcoins in Russia in 2017, the company said, explaining the decision to cover.
“Burger King will begin accepting bitcoins in 2017. This decision came due to the success of cryptocurrency. On 10 August the company plans to announce the winner of the tender for software development, which will allow you to accept bitcoins,” the statement reads.
“The main difficulty of the tax questions, not integration… Payment cryptocurrency – the near future”, – said General Director of “Burger king Russia” Dmitry Honey.
Before it became known that one of the Moscow restaurants, which specializiruetsya on Russian cuisine, became the first such institution in Russia, where the customer paid in bitcoins.
The virtual currency bitcoin, which can be used for financial transactions, including the online purchase of goods or services, appeared in 2009. In addition, there is the opportunity to exchange bitcoins to one of the traditional currencies. Over the past year, many Western banks reported on the work with bitcoins.
The appeal of bitcoin is not yet regulated in the Russian Federation. In early June, the head of the Central Bank Elvira Nabiullina said that the Bank of Russia intends first to examine thoroughly the principles of the cryptocurrency and then introduce their regulation, which depends on them to consider just how the digital asset or account of their monetary character.