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How to buy eCredits in Belgium
Is ECS a good investment in Belgium?
The eCredits Ecosystem is a decentralized, blockchain-based ecosystem with its own native,
usable cryptocurrency, called eCredits (ECS). According to the official website of eCredits, by
using the eCredits Blockchain, local and regional micro-ecosystems will be able to develop,
provide, and sell services and goods. This movement will be supported by the eCredits
ecosystem, which aims to provide a platform for this aim. These services are designed to aid
micro, small, and medium-sized businesses (MSMEs) in competing on an equal footing or even
surpassing larger market participants. As a result, local businesses will be able to connect with
their customers on a whole new and direct level. This will give local suppliers opportunities to
reward their customers by enabling them to earn discounts and bonuses through repeated
purchases. Since eCredits ecosystem is built on and powered by blockchain technology, which
is by its very nature decentralized and secure, it also supports diversity and incorporates social
values like equality into its functionality. With regard to making purchases from small businesses
and retailers, eCredits wants to become the method of choice for customers. The overall goal of
eCredits is to encourage local shopping, strengthen neighborhood communities, and promote
more environmentally friendly behaviors
What is eCredits ?
ECS is the abbreviation and official sign for eCredits, which is a digital currency or form of digital
asset that is operating on its own decentralized blockchain as a pro-environmental project.
Is eCredits legal to buy in Belgium
Yes. According to the press release by Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) and the National Bank of Belgium (NBB), and the definition of virtual money offered by FSMA, cryptocurrencies are popular digital investments that can be traded and sometimes can be used as means of payments but since they are not recognized as legal tender, they are not widely accepted like money. According to the mentioned press release, FMA and NBB state that crypto currencies can be bought and sold like assets and stock.
Is eCredits taxed in Belgium
Yes. According to the Belgian Tax Code cryptocurrency gains are either subject to professional income tax (in accordance to Article 23 of Income Tax Code) or miscellaneous income (Article 90, 1° of Income Tax Code).
According to the Article 23 of above-mentioned Income Tax Code, if a person's professional occupation is trading cryptocurrencies, the profits generated from this occupation will be taxed as professional income, and will therefore be subject to the progressive tax rates that range between 25 and 50 percent in Belgium.
According to the Article 90, 1° of above-mentioned Income Tax Code, if a Belgian individual earns gains on cryptocurrency transactions not as a professional activity, they will benefit from a tax exemption on those gains, but only on condition that the transaction is realized within the boundaries of the normal management of their private wealth. According to the same Article 90, 1° of Income Tax Code, if an individual makes transactions in a very short timeframe by repeatedly selling at a high point and buying at a low point, they will be accounted as a trader. The trader is not engaged professionally, but these types of transactions will fall outside the normal management of private assets and are accounted as speculative capital gains and will be taxed at a flat rate of 33%.
After you've bought eCredits in Belgium
With the goal of being "the People's Currency," eCredits enables users to pay with ECS, send
and receive payments quickly, trade cryptocurrencies freely, and earn eActivity as bonus. With
its own custom wallet, ECS can be used for peer-to-peer transactions as well as in-person and
online retail establishments, bars, and restaurants.
Who can buy eCredits in Belgium
Anyone. Owning cryptocurrency is possible in Belgium by the assistance of different cryptocurrency exchanges. You can use several payment services accessible in Belgium in order to buy, trade, sell and manage your crypto assets. Such services include Apple pay, Google pay, Credit Card, Debit Card, Bank Transfer and PayPal. But note that for you to be able to use these services, your chosen exchange must offer payment through these services. Our exchange provides fast and secure transactions by the mentioned services and is free of charge for crypto transactions in Belgium.
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Frequently asked questions
The future of eCredits is highly dependent on the overall performance of the crypto industry.
You need to make sure you are employing the appropriate strategy when it comes to investing
in ECS. For those with a high holding capacity and sound financial standing, this type of
investment seems like a good option. ECS also exposes users to a global technology and an
expanding ecosystem. Given that scarcity often leads to price increases, the value of eCredits is
also anticipated to rise further according to some experts. However, we recommend that before
purchasing ECS you should conduct the maximum research possible.
No. According to the European Court of Justice, in case C-264/14, virtual money is considered currency, which means, according to article 44, §3, 9° of the VAT Code, the purchase or sale of a cryptocurrency is VAT exempt.
In Belgium, the Federal Public Service of Finance offers conciliation service, through which they will examine your assets in accordance with federal tax authorities’ perspective. This helps to avoid a long and costly procedure, with an uncertain outcome, since this is a free and official service.
eCredits are available for less than one dollar. In this case, the minimum number of eCredits
you can probably buy is determined by the minimum purchase amount that your exchange
allows. The minimum payments start at $10 in our exchange.
It is estimated that 1.98% of Belgium's population, which is about 230,693 people, own some form of crypto assets in their possession
Users of eCredits use an eWallet app, which simulates a non-custodial cryptocurrency
wallet. This means that only you have access to your assets and can store them.
Nobody else can access or restore your private key, and only you are permitted to send
or receive assets. On a decentralized blockchain, every transaction is safe and
inaccessible. This eWallet also allows users to connect with third party centralized or
decentralized applications or exchanges. Please note that in order to ensure your
assets’ security, User Account, Secret Phrase and the Private keys should be kept
personal and you may not share your credentials with anyone. You are solely
responsible for remembering, storing, and keeping your credentials in a secure location;
therefore, it is recommended to back up your information so that you can safely retrieve
them in case it was lost.