According to a recent article by DLA Piper, more employees are requesting to be paid in Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a virtual or digital currency usually used for online payments. Although Bitcoin has only been around for five or six years and I doubt it will ever be used for the widespread payment of wages, Texas law currently allows for this form of payment.
Texas law requires that employees be paid in U.S. currency, written instrument issued by the employer that is negotiable on demand at full face value for United States currency; or by the electronic transfer of funds. However, . . .