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The speculative tax trap and how to avoid it

The speculative tax trap and how to avoid it

13.08.2018 / Blockpit Insights

When you compare 2017 to this year, you could really say that the market has been showing two extremes. While the bullrun last year had people make amazing profits on paper, those who held on to their assets until now may have had to say goodbye to their gains. The high volatility may also caused real problems when it comes to tax liabilities.

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Blockpit joins 500 Startups' first blockchain program

Blockpit joins 500 Startups' first blockchain program

08.08.2018 / Blockpit Insights

We're proud to announce that we've been accepted into the world's leading accelerator, 500 Startups. The US-based venture capital firm has admitted us to their first ever "blockchain batch".

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Why KYC is the way to go

Why KYC is the way to go

01.08.2018 / Tax & Regulations

Regulators all over Europe worry about criminals using cryptocurrencies for money laundering, terrorist financing and tax evasion. TAX3, short for European financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance committee, just released its first report on the legal implications of financial crimes via cryptocurrency.

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Be aware - the tax authority is coming!

Be aware - the tax authority is coming!

17.07.2018 / Tax & Regulations

The days when cryptocurrencies were (nearly) totally anonymous are long gone. Struck by the reality that this anonymity would invite people to use cryptocurrencies for money laundering or other criminal activities, authorities now are topping up their taskforces to monitor crypto-traders and exchanges.

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How to spot reputable crypto projects?

How to spot reputable crypto projects?

10.07.2018 / Cryptocurrency Trading

Recently crypto projects and ICOs have attracted a lot of public attention. Many have a negative reputation in their origins, fueled by fraud and deception. This blog shows you how to quickly and easily validate projects based on a few criteria for a better understanding of this current and complex topic.

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We are Blockpit

We are Blockpit

04.07.2018 / Blockpit Insights

Since our start last autumn (2017) not only our service but also the team behind it grew exponentially. With our ambitions set high, we needed a strong force behind our idea and today we are 17 people who constantly work on our tool and drive us further with our vision.

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Blockpit CEO Florian Wimmer is a Forbes 30 Under 30

Blockpit CEO Florian Wimmer is a Forbes 30 Under 30

22.06.2018 / Blockpit Insights

Our CEO Florian Wimmer can be found on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list (DACH region) from Forbes Magazine’s 2018 edition. He gets special recognition for his passion about the vision of Blockpit, which is to set a European standard for proper taxation of cryptocurrencies.

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Wo trage ich Kryptowährungsgewinne in die Einkommensteuererklärung ein? (Anleitung für Privatanleger in Österreich)

Wo trage ich Kryptowährungsgewinne in die Einkommensteuererklärung ein? (Anleitung für Privatanleger in Österreich)

05.06.2018 / Tax & Regulations

In Österreich endet am 30. Juni die Frist für die Einkommensteuererklärung (via FinanzOnline). Kryptowährungen sind dabei bei so manchem Privatanleger ein nicht zu vernachlässigbarer Anteil geworden. Fragen wie – Wann besteht Steuerpflicht? Wann herrscht Steuerfreiheit? Wie müssen Gewinne aus Kryptowährungen eingetragen werden? – werden in diesem Beitrag beantwortet.

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