Category: Tax

A comprehensive regulatory overview of Ireland

Quick Take Ireland is still lacking a comprehensive regulatory framework for digital assets. It seems likely that Ireland will keep waiting for the EU’s digital asset regulation proposal before implementing its own regulatory framework for digital assets. This research piece is available to members of The Block Genesis. You can continue reading this Genesis research […]

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A comprehensive regulatory overview of the United Arab Emirates

Quick Take The UAE recently introduced a new and comprehensive regulatory framework for digital assets. With its regulatory advances, the UAE is likely to set new standards for digital assets in the West Asia region, given the synergies with its highly beneficial regulatory environment for private individuals and businesses alike. This research piece is available […]

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Kentucky governor signs crypto mining tax, clean energy incentives into law

Kentucky’s governor signed a pair of legislative bills focused on cryptocurrency mining incentives into law. As previously reported by The Block, the bills in question were finalized and approved by state lawmakers earlier this month. One measure is focused on clean energy use incentives whereas the other provides tax breaks to mining operations.  Kentucky Governor […]

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UK tax authority to publish new guidance on crypto next week

HM Revenue & Customs, the United Kingdom’s tax authority, will publish new guidance on cryptocurrency taxation next week. The update, due March 30, will consolidate two existing pieces of guidance on crypto tax into a single “crypto manual”, according to people with knowledge of the situation. They said the move is an attempt to “future […]

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A comprehensive regulatory overview of Qatar

Quick Take Qatar currently features no regulatory framework for digital assets. Regulatory advances relating to cryptocurrencies in other Sharia law countries may lead Qatar’s regulators to reconsider their current negative stance, given an otherwise beneficial regulatory environment for private individuals and businesses.   This research piece is available to members of The Block Genesis. You […]

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John McAfee retains law firm to fight U.S. government’s securities, tax charges

John McAfee has retained legal representation for charges he’s currently facing in the U.S. Gordon Law Group, a tax law firm, will defend McAfee in federal legal cases he faces focused on alleged tax evasion and securities fraud. The Department of Justice indicted McAfee on securities fraud-related charges earlier this month. The allegations are related […]

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