An Indian industry association has written to the country’s finance minister seeking clarity on cryptocurrency taxation in Union Budget 2022-23. “The budget should ideally offer coherent rules on direct taxation and the GST Council should detail the applicability of taxation, else there will be confusion.”
Industry Wants Clarity in Crypto Tax Laws in Union Budget 2022-23
Indian industry association Indiatech has written to the country’s finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, regarding cryptocurrency taxation. The association represents major cryptocurrency exchanges in India, including Coinswitch Kuber, Wazirx, and Coindcx.
In its letter, the association asked the finance minister for clarity regarding crypto taxation in Union Budget 2022-23. The industry body also urged the government to amend existing tax laws to include crypto assets. Indiatech’s president and CEO, Rameesh