Report coming from Ukraine has it that the Ukranian Ministry of Finance is looking into revising its policies in relations to Cryptocurrency tax. The ministry has proceeded to propose a digital asset tax bill.
Two Work Group Approach
The ministry has shown its seriousness towards the pursuance of a revised Cryptocurrency tax bill by making sure that not only one, but two work groups are created to help conduct extensive research on how to make the process a smooth one for both the government and the investor. Once the two work groups are done with their research, the ministry noted that a presentation will be made to the Expert Council. The reason for this is to ensure that nothing got missed. The expert council are made up of industry specialist with years of experience on the subject matter. This will make it convenient for the ministry to tap from their wealth of experience.
Revising Past Bills
Initially, a bill was proposed by the house of Parliament, in which 23 members of the house added their signature. This bill states that a tax rate of 5% will be charged on organizations and individuals with access to virtual assets like cryptocurrencies and tokens. For cryptocurrency related business, which are making profits, a cryptocurrency tax of 18% will be charged to them.
Other Countries Revising Cryptocurrency Tax Laws
Other countries like Israel, for example, has also been looking into way through which cryptocurrency tax laws can be convenient for investors. As a result of this, the deputy head of Israel’s tax bureau made an announcement that the government is well prepared to consider an alternative to the first in, first out (FIFO) system for taxing cryptocurrency-related earnings. This prevents any form of capital flight the crypto investment community of the country is experiencing due to the tax laws.