The total amount of damage exceeded $12,6 million

​Indian authorities accused 11 crypto exchanges of tax evasion

29.03.2022 - 08:40


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What’s new? India’s Finance Minister Pankaj Chaudhary has reported tax evasion by 11 crypto exchanges, including major platforms like CoinSwitch and CoinDCX. Newsroom Post reports.

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What else is known about the violations? The total amount of unpaid sales taxes is $12,6 million, with another $1,9 million assessed as penalties and late fees. CoinDCX has reportedly already rectified the violations and paid the missing amount of taxes, including additional charges, to the state.

On 1 April, a new crypto tax law will come into effect in India. Indians will start paying a capital gains tax of 30% on crypto transactions. Also, Indian residents will have to pay a 1% tax deducted at source (TDS) and taxes on crypto gifts, without the ability to make deductions for losses.

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