Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tarō Asō said he disagrees with the plan to lower the cryptocurrency tax to the same level as stocks. At the meeting of the Finance Committee of the House of Representatives, he stated that there was no intention to lower the cryptocurrency tax rate to 20%.
For the first time the US House of Representatives has had a very useful debate on Blockchain technology. During the recent debate lawmakers convened an educative and informative discussion on Blockchain technology without bending towards one side due to political wills.
US Tax body Internal Revenue Services (IRS) is demanding that American Citizens who hold cryptocurrency deposits in their wallets be taxed. The tax agency sent warning letters to more than 10,000 cryptocurrency holders over failure to pay appropriate taxes or falsifying taxable income.
Some tax experts in South Korea suggested that they first adopt low-level transaction taxes for the practical application of cryptocurrency taxation, and then gradually switch to applying capital gains tax. In the absence of a cryptocurrency-related bill, it is difficult to track all of the trading profits of investors, so it is reasonable to initially introduce a trading tax that proves only the existence of a transaction.