Cryptoassets: Tax Issues

Cryptoassets: Tax Issues

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Course Description:

The impact of Maltese direct and indirect tax on cryptocurrency transactions and investments.

The session will cover the tax classification and consequent treatment of coins and tokens and the income they generate, as well as their treatment for VAT and duty on documents and transfers. Further, during the session, we will go through the direct and indirect tax treatment of activities such as mining, token issues and exchanges.

Target Audience: Accountants, Lawyers, Entrepreneurs, Corporate Service Providers and related professionals

Learning Outcomes:

  • General tax principles to be adhered to
  • The definition of cryptoassets for tax purposes
  • How to categorise cryptoassets for tax purposes
  • Tax on the return on investment from the holding of cryptoassets
  • Tax on capital gains on the transfer of cryptoassets
  • Duty on the transfer of cryptoassets
  • General VAT treatment of cryptoasset transactions
  • Specific income tax, duty and VAT implications for mining, token issues and exchanges

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CPE Hours: This course qualifies for 2.5 hours of Structured CPE which can be classified as Core Competency. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the session.

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Course Features

  • Guided Learning 2.5 Hours
  • Language English
  • Assessments