Government anticipating classifying crypto under GST law

The Centre is working on the categorization of crypto under the GST law so that tax can be imposed on the complete value of the transaction. As of now, 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is imposed just on services offered by the crypto exchanges and is classified as financial services. GST officers said that…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi warns ‘young’ crypto users in India

On Thursday, in his first public comments on cryptos, PM Modi cautioned that bitcoin presents a risk to younger generations as his government gets ready to introduce legislation to regulate digital currencies. The PM’s warning comes days after he had discussions on how to step ahead regarding crypto in India, with problems raised on unregulated…

Government may ban the use of cryptocurrency for transactions

India is thinking of not likely going ahead with cryptocurrency, for doing transactions or making payments. However, one can invest in cryptocurrency and held them like assets, the same way how people do investments in gold, shares and bonds. As per the reports, Indian government authorities may still not put a complete ban on crypto….

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan feels positive about the future of crypto

In spite of the uncertainty surrounding virtual coins, Raghuram Rajan, the ex-governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is optimistic about the scope of cryptos in the upcoming time. The well-recognized economist said cryptos have a ‘potential future’ if they’re regulated well. As per the reports, he also seemed positive about well-regulated stable coins,…