Thailand will exempt crypto transfers from VAT payments until 2024 after a royal decree, the Bangkok Post reported and we are reading more about it in our latest cryptocurrency news.
The Thai governemnt decided to exempt crypto transfers from VAT payments until 2024 and the new ruling stated that crypto and digital asset transfers on the regulated exchanges won’t require 7% VAT payments until 2024. as per the Block, the new ruling is in addition to a previous waiver on the VAT levied on crypto and the digital asset transactions which were enacted in March and this exemption will expire at the end of 2023.
Thailand will exempt crypto transfers from VAT payments and the plans to institute a 15% capital gains tax were rolled back by the governemnt that enabling traders to offset the annualized losses against the unrealized profit earned from the crypto investments. However, crypto is still not used as a means of payment in the country. Thailand’s market regulator announced the use of digital assets to pay for goods and services which were banned since April 1. the new rule was issued after a discussion between the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Bank of Thailand so the SEC added that the debate stated that the new rules have to comply with businesses that provide these crypto services in 30 days from the effective date.
As recently reported, As of April 1st, Thailand will prohibit the usage of cryptocurrencies as a means of payment for goods and services. Thailand continues with its controversial relationship with the crypto industry by implementing a ban on using these assets as a means of payment. The nation warned that they will threaten the financial system and the economy. The reports cited the local watchdog and informed that the crypto exchanges and other companies from the industry have to stop providing digital asset payment services starting from April 1st.
The ban prohibits them from promoting the use of crypto as a payment method for services and goods. The new rule will come into effect on April 1st but the local businesses will have until the end of it to comply with the regulations. This came after the enhanced speculations and internal discussions about the possible approach to the industry.
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