Israeli Lawmakers Plan to Exempt Bitcoin From Capital Gains Tax in Draft New Law

Israeli Lawmakers Plan to Exempt Bitcoin From Capital Gains Tax in Draft New Law

Israeli lawmakers have proposed in a draft new law to treat bitcoin as a currency instead of an asset for tax purposes, local media reported. According to a report from Globes, four legislators from the Yisrael Beiteinu political party presented the Income Tax Ordinance (Taxation of the Sale of Digital Currencies) bill in the Israeli parliament Knesset on September 22. The bill by the four – MK Oded Forer, Yevgeny Soba, Yulia Malinovsky, and Alex Kushnir – proposes several changes to crypto taxation, including the amendment of the existing tax law to exempt digital assets like....


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