UK digital services tax targets crypto exchanges

[ad_1] A recent update to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) regulations has introduced a digital services tax that will be levied on cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the United Kingdom. Crypto exchanges in the UK will now have to pay a 2% digital services tax according to a Telegraph report. Britain’s tax authority, HMRC, does not recognize digital assets as financial instruments and therefore exchanges are not eligible for financial exemptions. On Nov. 28, the authority included cryptocurrency exchanges under the Treasury’s tech tax. The digital services tax on revenue…

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Ethereum Name Service’s new token already has a fully-diluted cap of $3.1T

[ad_1] The official announcement on Mirror from ENS states that $ENS will be used to vote on a proposed constitution and govern protocol parameters. The first issues holders can vote on in the new ENS DAO are the price oracle, and how to allocate existing and future community treasury funds. Ethereum wallet users who have created an ENS domain in the past are eligible to claim $ENS from the claims site by May 4, 2022. Unclaimed tokens will be sent to the DAO treasury. An ENS domain maps easy-to-read names…

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Blockchain will transform government services, and that’s just the beginning

[ad_1] Governments are tasked with bringing fair and efficient services to the public. Unfortunately, providing transparency and accountability often results in a reduction in efficiency and effectiveness or vice versa. Governments are usually forced to choose to improve one at the cost of the other. On rare occasions, technology comes along that enables governments to improve fairness and efficiency. The move from paper-based record keeping to computer databases was one such technology. The internet was another. Blockchain is the next. Like the internet before it, blockchain will not only improve…

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Bitcoin Mining Operations Btc.top and Hashcow Cease Offering Services in China – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] Following some stern warnings from a few major trade associations and regulators in China, two prominent exchanges, Huobi and Okex, have stopped offering services to Chinese residents. After the two exchanges halted specific services to residents of mainland China, two bitcoin mining operations have also abandoned the country on Monday. Btc.top and Hashcow have suspended services over “regulatory risks.” Crypto Firms Are Abandoning China Two mining operations have revealed specific services have been suspended for residents living in mainland China. The news follows the recent announcement from Huobi and…

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