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Is ANKR a good investment in Canada?
ANKR debuted on the market in March 2019 and was trading at about $0.012. Prior to the price increase becoming more pronounced in August of 2020, prices grew gradually. ANKR reached its peak at $0.019 at that time. ANKR's value increased by 500% by the end of 2020 to $0.0084. The biggest change to date for ANKR came in 2021. By the end of January, prices had risen to $0.012 and in February, they quickly surpassed $0.02 and $0.03 as well. When Ankr's market cap first surpassed $1 billion in March, the growth became exponential. On March 28, 2021, ANKR reached an all-time high of $0.22, marking the peak of the rapid increase. Ankr's market cap was over $1.3 billion at that point. The first week of April saw a price retracement and a drop below $0.12, followed nine days later by a retesting of $0.21. ANKR was able to recover $0.18 by the end of the month despite experiencing a further pullback of more than 50% in the second half of April. This represented over 2,000 percent gains for the year as a whole.
According to some cryptocurrency experts, the price of Ankr is expected to range between $1.15 to $1.32 in 2030 with the average price of around $1.23. But keep in mind that this is not a buy signal or a financial advice. We suggest buying into the cryptocurrency market after doing some research and consulting a professional.
What is ANKR ?
The history of the Ankr platform dates back to 2017. This platform aims to create an efficient blockchain framework that provides distributed cloud computing. In general, if we want to define the Ankr platform in a simple phrase, we can say that Ankr is a blockchain-based cloud infrastructure project. The purpose of blockchain infrastructures is to enable resource providers and end users to easily connect to blockchain technologies and DeFi applications. Ankr's proprietary cloud infrastructure operates independently of public providers and is powered by a distributed database to increase flexibility and stability.
Ankr uses blockchain technology as an essential part of the infrastructure to facilitate payments on the platform, measure globally distributed resources, process information from users or resource providers, and data center algorithmic suggestions through smart contracts.
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Is Ankr legal to buy in Canada?
Yes. According to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), virtual currency is a digital asset that can be used to buy and sell goods or services. According to the definition of virtual currency provided by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, digital currencies can be used to buy goods and services on the Internet and in stores that accept digital currencies. Digital currency may also be bought and sold on cryptocurrency exchanges. It is estimated that 1.2 million people, 3.2% of Canada's total population, currently own cryptocurrency.
Is Ankr taxed in Canada
Yes. According to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), tax rules apply to digital currency transactions, including those made with cryptocurrencies. Using digital currency does not exempt consumers from Canadian tax obligations. This means digital currencies are subject to the Income Tax Act. According to the mentioned rules, you will pay Income Tax on half of any crypto asset gains from dispositions of cryptocurrency, as well as Income Tax on any additional income from crypto assets, like staking or being paid in cryptocurrency. As stated by the CRA, you will pay Income Tax on half of any crypto gains from dispositions of cryptocurrency, as well as Income Tax on any additional income from crypto activities, like staking or being paid in cryptocurrency.
After you've bought Ankr in Canada
The native utility and governance token of Ankr platform, ANKR, has many uses, including paying for goods and services within the Ankr ecosystem and staking to generate passive income. ANKR is a utility token with a variety of applications. In addition to its use for staking, it can be used for protocol and dApp deployment, as well as voting on governance proposals. ANKR also serves as a reward for network participants.
Who can buy Ankr in Canada?
Anyone. Two common ways to buy cryptocurrency in Canada include either through a broker or directly through an exchange. However, brokers may put restrictions on holdings, withdrawals, transfers and storage depending on their brokerage policy while cryptocurrency exchanges give the account holder more control over their crypto assets. Our exchange allows fast and secure cryptocurrency transactions through different payment services such as: Apple pay, Google pay, Credit Card, Debit Card, Bank Transfer and PayPal, which are supported in Canada. Also, our exchange charges zero transaction fees.
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Frequently asked questions
Ankr’s cost-effectiveness, decentralization, personalization and compatibility with the environment are among the advantages of Ankr digital currency that make this digital currency popular among people. Also, ANKR has a capped max supply of 10 billion making it a scarce asset, like Bitcoin. After the maximum amount is reached, no new tokens will be released, meaning any increase in demand will drive up ANKR’s price. Plus, note that this is by no means a financial advice or is trying to encourage you for a purchase.
According to the CRA tax guide, you’re not taxed when you buy crypto with fiat, like Canadian Dollars. This said, even though you don’t pay tax, it’s still really important you keep good records of your crypto transactions so you can keep a detailed account of your cost basis. This lets you calculate accurate crypto gains and losses when you later dispose of your crypto assets. But note that according to the above-mentioned tax guide, buying crypto with another crypto is subject to Capital Gains Tax. The CRA views this as a disposition, meaning you’re getting rid of one asset. It doesn’t matter that you’re using it to buy another.
According to the CRA tax guideline, since cryptocurrency is viewed as a capital asset, when you dispose of it by selling it, swapping it, spending it or gifting it, you’ll owe Capital Gains Tax on any profit you make. Crypto transactions which are considered a disposition in Canada according to the CRA include: Selling crypto for CAD, swapping crypto for another crypto, spending crypto on goods or services, gifting crypto. According to the mentioned guideline, you won’t pay Capital Gains Tax on the entire proceeds when you sell, swap, spend or gift your cryptocurrency, but only the profits from it. Also note that you’ll only pay Capital Gains Tax on half your net capital gain each financial year in Canada.
There is no established minimum amount assigned for purchasing Ankr. On our exchange, the minimum order size for buying ANKR is $10. Also, you have a variety of payment options to choose from. The transaction will be completed and displayed on your portfolio of cryptocurrency assets.
According to the CRA tax guide, you should maintain the following records on your cryptocurrency transactions: the date of the transactions, the receipts of purchase or transfer of cryptocurrency, the value of the cryptocurrency in Canadian dollars at the time of the transaction, the digital wallet records and cryptocurrency addresses, a description of the transaction and the other party (even if it is just their cryptocurrency address), the exchange records, accounting and legal costs, the software costs related to managing your tax affairs.
ANKR currency can be stored in all kinds of hardware and software digital wallets. As you know, wallets in the world of cryptocurrencies are like your bank account, which you can safely store cryptocurrencies using the address provided by the wallet. Hardware wallets are among the wallets that are able to store Ankr’s cryptocurrency. These wallets have high security, but due to their high price, fewer users work with these wallets. Another option is to keep your ANKR tokens safe through software wallets. You can also use the wallet offered by our exchange, which greatly simplifies trading ANKR cryptocurrency because it can connect to numerous trading options quickly.