Tax Implications of Cryptocurrency Transactions

Tax Implications of Cryptocurrency Transactions

BDO Malta’s Tax Partner, Josef Mercieca, will be delivering a course at the Malta Stock Exchange Institute about Tax Implications of Cryptocurrency Transactions.

The tax, VAT and stamp duty treatment of income from crypto transactions is a quite complex subject matter due to the various permutations how such income should be taxed. With the personal deadline to report taxes for 2021 fast approaching, it is important to have a clear understanding whether you or your clients have an exposure to tax in Malta on last year’s transactions.  

Topics covered include the following: 

  • Treatment of transactions in crypto currencies and tokens from a Maltese income tax, VAT, and stamp duty aspect 
  • Comparison on how different transactions is brought to tax in the hands of persons with different links to Malta Outsourcing 
  • Analysis of the guidelines issued by the Maltese tax authorities
  • Discussion on how innovative crypto products such as staking, airdrops, and margin trading are treated from a Maltese perspective 

To learn mopre about crypto tax, read our article 'Do I need to pay tax when I acquire or sell cryptocurrencies?'

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