april 2018 - attached. Diverse views among different regulators, different countries, etc. One of the main questions is how the central banks will propose and develop their digital currencies.
Easy Money? What we learned about regulation when we sold our small Bitcoin fortune
By Tamar Berenblum and Aviv Zohar.
- Israel Confirms It Will Tax Bitcoin as Property
- For tax purposes in the U.S., cryptocurrency is treated as property (a capital asset like stocks, bonds, and other investment properties). It is not treated as a currency; it is treated like real estate or gold. (https://cryptocurrencyfacts.com/2017/12/30/the-tax-rules-for-crypto-in-the-u-s-simplified/)
- Turbotax guidance
- Coinbase sending to IRS information on users with trading volume of over USD 20,000 from 2013 to 2015.
Regulations versus Economics
Collaborative Economy: Market Design and Basic Regulatory Principles by Georgios Petropoulos
Kraken’s Position on Regulation interesting insights from the conversations between regulators and cryptoexchanges
Specific countries' regulations
South Korea is requiring that anonymous transactions involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin be made traceable and that exchanges for digital currencies be subject to a 24.2 percent tax. (https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/01/23/579880053/whos-trading-bitcoin-south-korea-wants-to-know)
Министерство финансов РФ опубликовало законопроект о регулировании цифровых активов, в котором, среди прочего, даны определения криптовалютам, включая биткоин, токены, майнинг и ICO. (https://forklog.com/bitkoin-i-kriptovalyuty-v-rossii-opublikovan-zakonoproekt-o-regulirovanii-tsifrovyh-aktivov/)