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Most local supermarkets don't accept payment in BitCoin, so at some stage you are going to have to convert your BitCoin into local currency. This can be traced.
The Infernal Revenue Service (of whatever country) has quite sophisticated models concerning the costs of living, etc. If it comes to their notice that you are living at a certain standard and have no visible income, they are bound to get interested.
The penalties for tax evasion are usually quite severe. I have my doubts about the quality of the food in the local prisons, and I look terrible in uniform (any uniform!)
If none of the above apply to you - go ahead!
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If it's above board why cant they convert it to local $ and pay you in that?
Same as if being paid by an overseas company.
Is it really salary, or contact?
If it's the latter then you can deal with the tax differently - still have to pay but for instance can take out expenses and so pay less tax. (Tax evasion is illegal, tax avoidance isn't.)
Do not switch off your computer.
Indeed. I got one level up from the call centre to a "floor manager" who informed me she was the only manager available. Apparently their senior management trust them so much that only one person has to be around.