Jump to content

Howie, Cheetum, and Winn


Recommended Posts

Are MMORPG goods theoretically taxable?

1/6/2006 10:12:39 PM, by Ryan Paul

Legal Affairs ran an extremely peculiar article this month about the taxability of MMORPG goods. Virtual items found within popular Internet roleplaying games are commonly sold or auctioned to other players for real world currency. Since such items clearly have legitimate market value, tax law is applicable. In the article, Ultima Online trader Julian Dibbell examines some of the implications. In June 2003, Dibbell stated that he would report his gaming income to IRS and pay taxes accordingly:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...