The Central Bank supported the idea of a tax on mining


2017-11-15 20:00:06




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In late October, Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the government and the Central Bank to define and enshrine in law changes governing the status and the blockchain. Today it became known that the initiative was supported by the Central Bank.

The fact that the Central Bank fully supports the idea of a tax on mining, said the first Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia Olga Skorobogatova. According to her, must pay all, as individuals and businesses.

«mining — not only the production of cryptocurrencies and not so much, it is a broader concept. Mining is used in the application of blockchain technology is the validation of a transaction that is in the form of blocks presented in this technology», — RBC first Deputy Chairman of the Bank.

Skorobogatova added that the Central Bank fully agrees with the need to regulate ICO.

«We believe that the ICO should be adjusted by analogy with the IPO, that is, by analogy with investments in securities, it can have a more lightweight version. This is really a topic we need to discuss with colleagues from the Ministry of Finance and other departments», — RBC Skorobogatova.

Recall that, according to the instructions of the President, amendments to the legislation relating to the taxation and registration of involved in mining companies must be made to the legislation until July 1, 2018.

In our chat already admire the sagacity and intelligence of Russian officials. !


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