Bitcoin Exchange Transactions Now Tax Free In Europe


The crypto-currency can now be traded with the same tax implications as mainstream currency. Following a new ruling from the highest court in Europe, bitcoin and other virtual currencies can be exchanged without VAT (value added tax) in the European Union. The ruling puts bitcoin on a similar level to mainstream money after Swedish national David Hedqvist More...

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By Joseph Holloway On Friday, September 25th, 2015

Brazil’s Recession Could Be Worse Than Previously Expected

Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s president has been struggling to maintain power over the country after a vast corruption scandal. New lows have been reached for Brazil’s currency, the real, it was revealed on Thursday More...

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The price of the S&P 500 over the last 10 years. Following the financial meltdown of 2008 investors have seen a six year boom in stocks with the S&P 500 rising up to 2,079 at the time of writing all the More...

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British Banks Reduce Deposit Guarantees To £75,000

The deposit guarantee has been reduced following the devaluation of the euro. £75,000 will be the guarantee limit for cash in bank accounts from 01 Jan 2016, said the Bank of England. The current limit of £85,000 More...