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France cuts cryptocurrency capital gains tax in half

Regulators in France could be warming up to cryptocurrencies. The digital currency has been considered by the country’s tax officials to be “commercial and industrial property” since 2014 and, as such, administered a capital gains tax of 45% on its sale. After a fair amount of backlash and continued community support, that amount has now been lowered to a flat rate of 19%. Of course, there are certain exceptions. Source Coindesk

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