The Indian Government isn’t thinking about any arrangement to diminish taxes on crypto transactions. The gov. has refused the idea of bringing any changes to the taxation policy in regards with the crypto market.
In a composed answer to a question in the Rajya Sabha on whether the Government needs to exclude cryptocurrency exchanges from charges, Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary said, “There is no such proposal under consideration.”
In Budget 2022, the Government had declared a 30% duty on pay from digital assets and furthermore 1% TDS on crypto exchanges.
Chaudhary expressed that to deflect hazardous crypto exchanges, the RBI has been warning clients, holders and traders that “managing in VCs is related with potential monetary, financial, operational, legal, customer protection and security related risks.”
In a circular back on May 31, 2021, the Reserve Bank of India suggested managerial authorities to roll out customer due diligence processes for transactions in VCs.
These were in line of government standard in regulations for Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Combating of Financing of Terrorism ( CFT), obligations under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002.
Replying to another question raised upon the scenario of Indian Digital Rupee, Pankaj Chaudhary, stated, “RBI has started the work for a phased implementation of the announcement made on Introduction of Digital Rupee-Introduction of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in the budget speech 2022-23.”
The transfer of tangible assets through NFTs is legally enforceable.