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Questions tagged [transaction-fees]

This tag should be used for questions related to paying transaction fees in the Bitcoin network.

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Bitcoin optional fees create transaction ordering problems?

I've tried to find a solid answer to this transaction ordering question and the practical and technical issues that do not seem solved. My understanding is that after I create a transaction, I can ...
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Why mark a transaction as RBF (Replace-by-Fee) explicitly?

I could broadcast a second transaction that has the same inputs but a higher fee, without marking the original transaction as replaceable. Miners would most likely favor the second transaction and ...
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Can the fees in a coinbase be used to launder Bitcoins?

Generally Bitcoins coming from a coinbase are considered clean as they are newly generated. However while answering this question I realized that mining pools could offer to launder Bitcoins in the ...
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How to convert fee_estimates.dat into a human-readable format?

I would like to take a look inside fee_estimates.dat to understand a bit better how the RPC command estimatesmartfee works. However, when I open the file in a text editor, the content is not readable. ...
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Is there a stablecoin where you do not have to pay transaction fees?

I'm trying to build an application that makes use of stablecoins, but I keep hitting the wall of my users being stuck with the stablecoins as it requires them to have to pay the parent native token ...
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Can RBF be done by a third (or second) party

I've been thinking about the following usecase: could a retailer/merchant offer clients a "no bitcoin fees" option when paying with bitcoin? i.e. if something costs 1 BTC on the site, the user will ...
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Bitcoin core and transaction fees

I'm using combination of 'createrawtransaction' and 'fundrawtransaction' API calls to create my transactions. I don't pass 'feeRate' option to 'fundrawtransaction' and rely on bitcoin wallet to figure ...
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Electrum saying Not enough funds

I’m trying to send bitcoin out of electrum to a different wallet and unlike the past it’s not confirming and saying not enough funds. I raised the fee bar all the way to the highest but it still says ...
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Does bitcoin dust fee rule or policy activate in bitcoin testnet?

Does dust fee rule activate in bitcoin testnet? I create a tx in testnet with output is dust,the tx always relayed and go into block, but in main net it report dust transaction error. Why bitcoin ...
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Get Coinbase.com miner fee before sending to another address

I am using coinbase.com php library to send bitcoin to another address. But every-time i am sending bitcoin the fee is shown to me after sending the bitcoin. This is causing me some problem. Is there ...
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Why estimatesmart fee returning the same fee for diffeent blocks number?

I am trying to calculate the fee per kb using the estimatesmartfee. I had called estimatesmart fee with different type of blocks number .The fee remaing the same. estimatesmartfee(2)=...
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Does BTC return fee in a failed transaction?

From wiki 'The fee may be collected by the miner who includes the transaction in a block.' wiki So I think it will return your fee , in a failed transaction.But I can't find any other article about ...
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Do I have to pay Fees on the Lightning Network if there is a Payment Failure?

Lightning nodes are talking fees for routing a payment. Will fees be charged anyway if a payment fails?
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Limitation for minimum output size? AND a fixed per-transaction fee for payments in Bitcoin?

In the following article by http://lightning.network/ entitled: "The Bitcoin Lightning Network Summary", (Link to the article) is mentioned: "Lightning enables one to send funds down to 0.00000001 ...
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How to calculate the transaction size?

Is it possible to calculate the transaction size from the transaction id ?
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What is a fee market? Does it mean that blocks should be full, esp. after several halvenings?

As we all know, Bitcoin had experienced an unprecedented long-lasting congestion period in 2017. This seems quite horrible to some people generally, but it seems that such phenomenon was on the ...
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BCH - estimatefee return -1

When I call estimatefee 1 in testnet it returns: -1 According to docs: If the node doesn’t have enough information to make an estimate, the value -1 will be returned But on my bitcoin-cli ...
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How to send bitcoin without any fees to different btc address? [duplicate]

Now I am using regular client wallet to spend my btc amount. but it charges me miner fee, sometime it pretty high. I dont want to pay fees anymore. My friend heard about a way to send btc without ...
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Why can’t lightning tx’s be signed with sighash single to allow for fee updates?

Are out-of-band fee payments to confirm a lightning closing transaction the only way to manage a situation where the sat/kw of a previously signed commitment tx are simply below market? If additional ...
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Do UTXO's ever get consolidated to avoid complexitity?

In 'Mastering Bitcoin' (pg 130) it is explained that a transaction will require higher fees if it is complex. For example, if I collect bitcoin from 100 people to buy a single tent, then when those ...
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Dynamically change transaction fee using delegate service

My setup: API service holding a bitcoind Full Node. Client Wallet - I have no control over that system. User application - Who gets the barcode for payments. So, My API (1) only has the Receiving ...
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Abandoned transaction - now can't send anything

Earlier today I sent a tx with too low a fee (5.4sat/byte). After many hours in BitcoinCore I abandoned the transaction with the right-click option with a plan to send it again with a higher fee. I ...
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collecting block reward and transaction fees

i was reading document about transaction data and there seems to be two contradicting paragraphs: Every block must include one or more transactions. The first one of these transactions must be a ...
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How are transaction fees collected in Bitcoin? [duplicate]

I'm looking into the structure of blocks in the Bitcoin blockchain, and I can't figure out when\how the fees collected by miner of the blocks are transferred to the miner. According to what I can tell ...
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mining: losers get nothing?

if the winning miner takes the 12BTC+fees, unless you own the biggest mining operation out there, or are not a member of the biggest pool, why bother mining, if there is no prize for second place? ...
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What are the lowest fees for transparent and shielded Zcash transactions?

Currently, Monero transaction fees are an average of ~.00001 XMR for a private transaction. What are the fees for a Zcash transaction when doing a transparent transaction and a ztransaction for ...
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How to cheaply melt many micro UTXOs?

I know this was probably brought up before but I cannot find any good resources on some potential, at least theoretical way of achieving this. So basically I have a lot of UTXOs whose value is ...
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How to send small amount of BTC to thousands of addresses? [closed]

I'd like to create a pool of addresses using Blockchain.com API. But because of the gap limit on unused addresses I want to transfer minimal amount (ideally 1 Satoshi) and without any fees. What's the ...
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MultiSig address transaction high fee with no change

I was testing MultiSig transaction on testnet with raw transactions. I sent a transaction of 0.0012 from MultiSig 2-2 to a bitcoin address: https://live.blockcypher.com/btc-testnet/tx/...
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How to send bitcon with zero fee? [duplicate]

When I try use electrum or other wallets I have error: the transaction was rejected by network rules.\n\n66: min relay fee not met How to send bitcon with zero fee?
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Ignis transaction not included in the blockchain

The following transaction submitted to the Ardor blockchain remained unconfirmed and eventually expired, what is the the reason for this? { "senderPublicKey": "...", "isBundled": false, "chain":...
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Bitcoin transaction fee is more than balance?

I have some bitcoins which values 2.45 USD in my wallet. When I want to send my bitcoins, blockchain (my client) prevents to do it. It tells me that my fee is more than my current balance! I can't ...
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How to estimate/get network fees via blockchain.info API?

I am using blockchain.info API to send payments. but i need to know that what will I be charged by the network. So any way to get the network fee with specific amount to sent.. or how to generate it ...
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On the Bitcoin testnet, will transactions with higher fees get mined quicker?

I wonder if anyone here has spent enough time on the Bitcoin testnet to give me some insight on how the market forces there work. I am a teaching assistant in a university blockchain course with ~75 ...
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What will be the fee in $ for a 500$ transaction? [closed]

What will be the fee in $ for a 500$ transaction ?
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Bitcoin transaction fee calculator

I'm new to bitcoin. Is there a website where I can type amount of BTC I want to send and type of transaction - Urgent, Normal, Economic and they give me the price in USD how much the transaction fee ...
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How to get output linked to input in SPV node?

We're working on bitcoin SPV wallet. After setting bloom filter, we only get merkle blocks, and transactions that match the hashes we set plus some false positives. If a transaction is where we SEND ...
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Manage multiple users wallets for web wallet service

This already summaries the issue I'm currently trying to figure out to calculate the transaction fee to prevent negative balance. (testnet) I tried using createrawtransaction answered. When I tried ...
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How do I get network propagation of an unconfirmed transaction? (e.g. the number of nodes which have seen it)

I am running a business in which I receive ~10$ transactions. since the amount is too small I believe I will be safe just verifying the transaction has properly propagated through network and includes ...
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How does fee split between senders in a transaction?

I know how fee is calculated in a transaction, but I don't know how this fee amount split into senders. For example, consider the following transaction with 0 BTC miner fee: inputs: Alice ...
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What is resource of mining rewards

How the coins must be paid miners for mining process is provided? One of resources may be transactions fee. Is there any other resources for proving reward of miners?
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Blockchain vs. Banks: which one has more affordable transaction fees?

Maybe one of the issues researchers are trying to solve in blockchain protocols like Bitcoin or Ethereum is removing / decreasing "transaction fees". However, if we compare blockchain transaction fee ...
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How Bitcoin-Core does decide whether high fee during sendrawtransaction?

I am testing commands through Bitcoin testnet and Bitcoin Core. During the test, I intentionally attempted to create and broadcasts transactions by charging high fees.(1 BTC) During the final phase, ...
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Double transaction on same hash (transaction ID) - Loosing 0.01 btc each time [duplicate]

Each time I send some btc to another bitcoin wallet there is a second transaction on the same transaction ID (hash) and each times i am loosing around 75 USD. You can see by yourself here; https://...
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Any API to estimate the miner fee for a Bitcoin raw transaction?

Coming from the ethereum development scene, I guess I'm kinda spoiled by the availability of the web3 library which has easy access to the eth.gasPrice and eth.estimateGas methods to get the default ...
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Raw transactions - SubtractFeeFromAmount flag

I'm currently working on a project (I'm a beginner in the world of cryptocurrencies) where we are using Raw Transactions, I want to know if in raw transactions there's a flag similar to ...
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Bitcoin cli asks to use estimatesmartfee with new syntax that is not described in docs

In previous versions of bitcoin-cli I've successfully used estimatesmartfee 2 syntax. But now cli answers {'errors': ['Insufficient data or no feerate found'], 'blocks': 0}. How should I estimate fee ...
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How to unset fee rate after setting with RPC `settxfee`

After setting the fee rate with settxfee -- how do I re-allow bitcoind to set the fee automatically again? Or does the settxfee command only apply to the next outgoing transaction?
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Can I prioritize my transaction in Bitcoin?

How can I prioritize my transaction in Bitcoin? Does Bitcoin has any feature that can provide me fees required in case I want my transaction to be sent as high priority?
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Prioritizing BTC transactions using Bitcore APIs

I’m planning to give a feature in my application where a user can select type of priority (Fast, Average or Slow) for their transactions. How can I get fee required for each type? Does Bitcore API ...