Crypto tax and regulations

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: Cryptocurrency is “nothing but gambling”

At an event organized in New Delhi, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das shared his views on cryptocurrencies, their nature and the threat posed to India’s economy. According to him, the perceived value of cryptocurrencies is nothing and is “make-believe”. RB Governor Shaktikanta Das pointed to the fact that there is no underlying value in cryptocurrencies. He…

Crypto tax and regulations

Cryptocurrency is an Electronic Code with No Practical Use, Says RBI Deputy Governor

In a recent speech given on March 2, 2022, RBI deputy governor, T Rabi Sankar, elaborated on the concept of cryptocurrencies, their nature, and arguments for and against a ban in India. Excerpts from the speech published on the RBI website. Why were cryptocurrencies created? “Some people felt that intermediation by banks is avoidable. Either…

Crypto tax and regulations

India turns to G20 for crypto inclusion in ‘Automatic Exchange of Information’

Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman has tuned to the G20 nations to include cryptocurrency within the ‘Automatic Exchange of Information’ framework. Over 100 nations have adopted the Common Reporting Standard under the framework. The finance minister discussed crypto during the G20 Ministerial Symposium on Tax and Development in Bali, Indonesia on Friday.