Portugal Could Be a Tax Haven — Not Only for Crypto Traders

The Portugal Tax Authority (PTA) announced last month that cryptocurrency trading and payments in crypto would not be subject to value-added tax (VAT). According to the announcement, cryptocurrency payments that are subject to the provision of services under Article 9 (27) (d) of Portuguese tax law are exempt from VAT. This applies only to individuals, […]

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Privacy Coins Must Change to Survive as Delistings Loom

Privacy coins are facing a threat over the latest regulatory requirements for transparency. Relatively well-accepted assets like Dash (DASH), Monero (XMR), and ZCash (ZEC) will have to comply with almost impossible demands, reported Bloomberg. Anonymity Gets Discouraged Coins that allow the obscuring of transactions and offer wallets with anonymity features may be the next target […]

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Discovering Bitcoin Part 4: A Wrong Turn (New Plan Needed)!

This is the fourth installment of bitcoiner Giacomo Zucco’s series “Discovering Bitcoin: A Brief Overview From Cavemen to the Lightning Network.” Read the Introduction to his series, Discovering Bitcoin Part 1: About Time, Discovering Bitcoin Part 2: About People and Discovering Bitcoin Part 3: Introducing Money. In this next installment of the “Discovering Bitcoin” series, […]

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“Bullish” Bitcoin Escapes Another Breakdown Assault

Bitcoin dramatically recovered overnight on Friday as investors/speculators digested the prospects of central banks’ easing measures. The benchmark cryptocurrency established a session high of $10,309.84 on San Francisco-based Coinbase exchange. The move upside brought its gains up by as much as $723.98, or 7.55 percent, as measured from yesterday’s session low of $9,585.86. Elsewhere in […]

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