IRS quietly deletes guideline that Fortnite virtual currency must be reported on tax returns in Tech News Posted 3 hours ago 36 minutes ago, greenmax said: tips That’s why I prefer tipping in cash. A lot harder for the tax man to track hard currency. On 2/15/2020 at 2:00 PM, Mr Nobody said: commodities that can be purchased with real dollars, a But the US Federal government doesn’t tax goods, with the exception of fuel. Use tax is collected by state governments which is called sales tax. If the IRS does start taxing this currency as income. How long before states start taxing virtual goods with sales tax?