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How to buy Celsius in Canada
Is CEL a good investment in Canada?
CEL coin was released to the market in December 2018 with an initial price of $0.026. It didn’t have
many fluctuations for almost two years. It was in November 2020 when it finally could reach higher than
$1. Meanwhile, 2021 was a better year for CEL holders because the CEL price reached its highest value
of $8. As the numbers show, the CEL owners had increased their wealth eight times in one year, which
was a surprising profit. However, the CEL price dropped and ended the year at $3.82. CEL value had
many ups and downs in 2022, but it never rose more than $4 and ended the year at $0.5.
Investing in cryptocurrency is very risky. People would like to know if the future of the CEL token will be
profitable or not. The most important thing to know is that no one can forecast the future of a
cryptocurrency. Like everything else, it can’t be foreseen. But to make it easier for the investors to
decide on buying a coin, analysts and crypto experts usually give price predictions based on the analysis
they do. They think the price of CEL tokens might reach $13 by 2025. The analyses also predict that this
coin might have a price of $19 by 2030. However, you should still consider that these are just predictions
and you should not do any investment only based on these numbers.
What is Celsius ?
Celsius is a peer-to-peer lending platform launched in 2018. It is created to facilitate the process of
borrowing and lending using blockchain. In this network, users can put CEL tokens as collateral, receive
fiat currency, and pay back with a small fee. The lenders are rewarded with CEL tokens. Furthermore,
the Celsius network has an appealing loyalty program for its users. Members who reach a higher level in
this loyalty program will receive rewards or discounts on their loan interest.
Is Celsius 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 Celsius 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 Celsius in Canada
CEL is a lending token. It means people use these tokens on the Celsius Network as collateral to receive
fiat as a loan. They can also receive CEL as a reward for lending currency to others. The more CEL tokens
a member has, the cheaper loan payment they will get.
Like other cryptocurrencies, CEL crypto can be a good investment. However, there is no guarantee about
its future. But people still keep this crypto as an investment. If you want to invest in CEL crypto, we
recommend you read more about its news. Check its daily price for a while, read comments about its
probable future, and follow experts on social media. Consider several factors when you want to buy
cryptocurrency as an investment. Last but not least, you should have an exit point for your investment.
This way, if the price does not increase much, you will not lose a lot.
Who can buy Celsius 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
CEL tokens are available on most exchanges. If you are looking for a secure and trusted exchange with
zero processing fee, buy CEL from Blocktrade exchange, which is a cheap and cost-effective place to buy
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.
The Celsius Network is a London-based company founded by Alex Mashinsky, S. Daniel Leon, and Nuke
Goldstein. Notably, Mashinsky who is an entrepreneur and engineer formerly contributed to creating a
Voice Over Internet Protocol foundation.
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.
Like other coins, the future of CEL is also unpredictable. No one can guarantee that investing in Celsius
will be profitable. However, the price history of this coin showed several profitable moments, but it
doesn’t ensure it will happen in the future too. Consider several factors to decide if buying CEL might be
worth it for you.