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Cryptoknowmics 2022-09-14 07:42:41

Traders Flee Indian Crypto Exchanges For Binance To Escape Taxes

As a result of a significant tax shift, billionaire Chief Executive Officer of Binance Holdings Ltd. Changpeng Zhao is tightening his control over the Indian cryptocurrency trading sector. According to market intelligence company Sensor Tower data, downloads of Binance’s app in India increased to 429,000 in August, the most significant number this year and nearly treble that of second-place CoinDCX. Binance Has More Downloads In India Out of the leading exchanges in India, only Binance saw more downloads in July. In a market where competitors are suffering from high taxes and the difficulties of getting money into and out of trading venues, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange owner is ahead of the curve. Since a 1% tax on cryptocurrency transactions went into force in July, daily volumes at important India-based platforms have decreased by more than 90%. Zhao has surpassed rivals with affordable fees, a wide range of offerings, and a well-known peer-to-peer marketplace that facilitates the exchange of tokens and cash. However, foreign exchanges and those with Indian roots must handle the transaction tax imposed on domestic residents. Tax Legislation in India Many users of the applications, who wished to remain anonymous due to the tax legislation involved, have reported that Indian-origin platforms have begun to deduct the duty. Binance and FTX, for example, are two foreign competitors that have not done anything like ...

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