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How to buy USD Coin in Brazil
Is USDC a good investment in Brazil?
The USD coin was released in September 2018 as a bridge between dollars and trading on cryptocurrency exchanges. It means USD Coin is equal to USD but in the cryptocurrency world. Therefore, its price is always equal to $1. However, there were sometimes during its history when the price changed a bit, but that wasn’t that much to consider. Anyhow, the USDC price has never been more than $1, and less than $0.99. That shows how stable this coin has been through all these years.
Since the USDC price never changes, you might wonder if it is a good investment. To answer this question, we need to explain how stablecoins are used and invested. They are not considered an investment to get profit, but investors usually buy stablecoins to avoid the volatility of the cryptocurrency market. If the market seems so volatile, traders and investors swap their coins with USDC and keep it stable until they pass the bad days of this market. That’s how they can keep their assets safe from losing their value.
What is USD Coin ?
Circle is a financial technology company that created USD Coin with the collaboration of Coinbase. Their main goal was to help people gain more money on the internet and be able to exchange their coins more easily. The USD coin is considered a dollar in people’s digital wallets.
Learn more on USDC official website.
Is USD Coin legal to buy in Brazil?
Yes, it is legal to buy and own cryptocurrencies in Brazil. According to a publication by the
Central Bank of Brazil on the Distributed Ledger Technologies, the benefits of the application of
blockchains is mentioned and the use of blockchain technology is stated as valuable for the
creation of decentralized payment systems, particularly in the form of cryptocurrencies. It is also
stated in the above-mentioned article that cryptography and consensus systems are applicable
to this digital representation of real world assets, as in payment systems.
Is USD Coin taxed in Brazil
Yes. In Brazil, the taxation of cryptocurrency is governed by the federal tax law contained in the
Brazilian Tax Code (Lei n° 5.172/1966) and by additional regulations issued by the Brazilian
Federal Revenue Service. The specific provisions regarding the taxation of cryptocurrency can
be found in Normative Instruction (IN) 1.888/2019 issued by the Federal Revenue Service. This
instruction sets out the rules and procedures for the taxation of cryptocurrency transactions in
Brazil, including the treatment of capital gains, the reporting of cryptocurrency transactions, and
the determination of tax liability.
According to the above-mentioned taxation laws, cryptocurrency is taxed as a financial asset.
This means that any capital gains made from the sale or exchange of cryptocurrencies are
subject to a 15% taxation rate. If the holding period of the cryptocurrency is less than 365 days,
the gains are considered short term and are taxed as ordinary income. If the holding period is
longer than 365 days, the gains are considered long-term and are taxed at a more favorable
rate. In addition, cryptocurrency transactions that exceed a value of R$35,000 ($6,500) in a
given month are subject to a tax reporting obligation. but please note that the regulations are
always subject to change and it is recommended to consult tax experts in order to receive up to
After you've bought USD Coin in Brazil
USD Coins can be used to pay for goods or services. It is also tradable on most exchanges. Thus, you can trade your USDC to any other cryptocurrency whenever you want. USDC owners can always exchange it with the dollar and receive cash equal to the number of coins they have. For example, if you have 100 USD coins in your wallet, you can turn them into $100 cash. Furthermore, USDC offers investors safety during times of instability or downturn in the crypto market. Therefore, it is the best option for investors to keep their digital assets stable for a while. Since the price of USDC is always stable, they won’t lose much money. However, you should still read more about it to know if it is the best time to trade your current assets with USDC or buy this coin.
Who can buy USD Coin in Brazil?
In Brazil, anyone can buy and own cryptocurrencies, including individuals, companies, and legal
entities. There are no restrictions or limitations on who can purchase cryptocurrencies. In Brazil,
there are also Over-the-counter (OTC) providers who sell you crypto currencies but you should
know that the most popular and convenient way to buy cryptocurrency in Brazil is through a
cryptocurrency exchange. On this note, our exchange is one of the most secure service
providers when it comes to buying crypto assets in Brazil. In such a circumstance, our exchange
is a reliable and secure option for purchasing cryptocurrency in Brazil. It operates legally and
provides a variety of well-known and quick payment methods, such as Apple Pay, Google Pay,
credit card, debit card, bank transfer, and PayPal, with no transaction fees for cost-
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Frequently asked questions
Most exchanges support USDC as a trusted and available coin. Find a suitable exchange to trade or buy this coin. However, some exchanges may ask you to pay additional money as the processing fee. But if you buy USDC in the BlockTrade exchange, you don’t have to pay that fee. That’s why Blocktrade is considered one of the cheapest and the most secure exchanges to buy crypto.
In Brazil, cryptocurrency transactions must be reported for tax purposes. You need to keep
detailed records of all your cryptocurrency transactions, including the date, amount, and type of
transaction. Then, determine your capital gains and calculate it by subtracting the cost basis
(the price you paid for the cryptocurrency) from the sale price. Next, file an annual tax return by
reporting your capital gains from cryptocurrency transactions on your annual tax return
(Declaração de Imposto de Renda). After that, you should declare cryptocurrency holdings, if
you hold cryptocurrency with a total value exceeding R$35,000 ($6,500) at the end of a given
month, you are required to declare your holdings to the Federal Revenue Service. If you have a
taxable capital gain from cryptocurrency transactions, you must pay the appropriate taxes to the
Also, it is recommended to consult a tax professional or financial advisor if you have further
questions or concerns about the tax implications of your cryptocurrency transactions in Brazil.
Yes, you can exchange your cryptocurrency into cash in Brazil. The most common and
convenient way to exchange your cryptocurrency into cash in Brazil is through a cryptocurrency
exchange like ours. All you need to do is to transfer your cryptocurrency to our exchange by
sending it from your digital wallet to the exchange's wallet address (you don’t need to do this if
you are already using our exchange’s internal wallet). Then, you can sell your cryptocurrency
assets for Euros. Finally, you can withdraw the cash from our exchange to your bank account.
Also, it is worth mentioning that all your trading transactions are free of transaction fee charge
within our exchange.
USD Coin will be available as long as the cryptocurrency world is still alive. Furthermore, since its price is stable and equal to the dollar, it would still be in use in the future.
The exact number of people in Brazil who own crypto assets is not publicly available. However,
it is estimated that over 10 million people, 4.9% of Brazil's total population, currently own some
kind of cryptocurrency assets. According to some studies and reports, the number of people in
Brazil investing in cryptocurrencies has been growing in recent years, driven by factors such as
increasing awareness and adoption, market performance, and investment opportunities.
The truth is that USD Coin is not as profitable as other cryptocurrencies. The main advantage it has is the stable price. Therefore, you can use this coin to stabilize your digital assets for a while or be able to exchange coins more efficiently.