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Venezuelans to Be Paid at Least Half a Petro a Month

Venezuelans to Be Paid at Least Half a Petro a MonthAnnouncing a 60-fold increase of the minimum monthly salary, President Maduro promised Venezuelans they will be paid at least 0.5 petro, once his monetary reforms are in place next week. The national crypto will be exchanged at a rate of $60 USD and the new “sovereign bolivar” will be pegged to the digital coin.    […]

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Lithuania Unveils Detailed Cryptocurrency and ICO Guidelines

Lithuania Unveils Comprehensive Cryptocurrency and ICO GuidelinesLithuania’s Ministry of Finance has published comprehensive guidelines for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings, covering four areas including regulations, accounting, and taxation. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Ministry of Finance’s Guidelines The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania has published guidelines for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings (ICOs). They […]

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Ireland Clarifies Taxation of Crypto Transactions

Ireland Clarifies Taxation of Crypto TransactionsThe Irish revenue service has published a manual with guidelines aimed at eliminating the uncertainty surrounding the taxation of crypto transactions. Investors and traders of digital coins, businesses working with cryptocurrency and tax advisors, of course, can now find answers to many but not all of their questions. The notice has been issued at a […]

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Thailand Waives 7% VAT for Individual Cryptocurrency Investors

Thailand Waives 7% VAT for Individual Cryptocurrency InvestorsThailand’s Revenue Department has announced that it will waive the 7% value-added tax for individual cryptocurrency investors. The country began regulating digital currencies and initial coin offerings on Monday, putting the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in charge of the regulations. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space VAT Exemption The decree […]

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Thailand Approves Draft Decree on Crypto

Thailand Approves Draft Decree on CryptoThe Thai cabinet has approved a draft decree to regulate cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. The definition of digital assets has been modified from the previous draft but the tax structure remains. All crypto businesses must obtain licenses and report information to the anti-money laundering office. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With […]

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Thailand to Pass Two New Cryptocurrency Laws

Thailand to Pass Two Laws on CryptocurrenciesThai regulators have reportedly agreed to enact two separate laws on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings. They will regulate crypto businesses, the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies, as well as their taxation. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Two Laws Being Drafted The Thai Minister of Finance, Mr. Apisak Tantivorawong, said […]

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Germany Treads Lightly on Bitcoin Taxation

Germany Treads Lightly on Bitcoin TaxationGermany is taking a lead within European Union established economies, deciding upon slow regulation when it comes to the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, bitcoin. It will not tax the digital asset as a form of payment, miner rewards escape the sting as well, and even some exchanges will receive exemptions.   Also read: Bitcoin Futures Regulator […]

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Israel Tax Authority: Bitcoin is Property, Not Currency

Israel Tax Authority: Bitcoin is Property, Not CurrencyIsrael Tax Authority issued a professional circular on February 19 (4 Adar 5768), clarifying the country’s tax policy on cryptocurrencies in general and bitcoin in particular. “Bitcoin and its like” are discussed in what’s referred to as a “final circular” on crypto and value-added tax (VAT) along with capital gains. Also read: Switzerland Enacts ICO Guidelines […]

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Russia Developing System to Identify Crypto Miners but Considers Giving Them Tax Break

Russia Developing System to Identify Crypto Miners but Considers Giving Them Tax BreakA Russian ministry is preparing a bill for the regulation of cryptocurrency mining which reportedly includes a “special system” to detect crypto miners. In addition, there may be a 2-year tax break for miners as well as energy quotas and special tariffs. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies System to […]

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