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The HMRC recently published a new policy paper termed “Cryptoassets for Individuals” This is in line with our paper on Personal Taxation – Investments in Cryptocurrencies reproduced below: The guidance identifies three possible treatments for profits on cryptocurrencies: 1. Trading profits which will be subject to income tax; 2. Highly speculative transactions which are treated […]
Most companies which launch Initial Token Offerings (ITOs) want to avoid classification of their tokens as equity to avoid problems with the regulatory authorities. Therefore, assuming that the offering is liability financing rather than equity financing, the exchange of value must be properly recorded on the issuing company’s financial statements. The ledger entry would have […]
Cryptocurrencies have been immensely volatile since they were launched. Although Bitcoin’s volatility has reduced in comparison to early years, it remains high enough to not replace any of the traditional fiat currencies that exist today. Volatility is hindering cryptocurrencies’ ability to become established as a unit of account and medium of exchange. A potential solution […]