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How to buy Storj in Canada
Is STORJ a good investment in Canada?
STORJ token was released in July 2017 with an initial price of $0.52. After a huge rise and fall, it started
2018 with a surprising value of $3.13, which was great news for STORJ owners because they could triple
their capital in less than a year. However, it didn’t last long, and the price fell and ended the year at
$0.13. The STORJ price didn’t have any rise or notable fluctuations in 2019 and 2020. The average price
for these two years was $0.45. But 2021 surprised STORJ holders again with a price record of $3.98. Like
most cryptocurrencies, STORJ didn’t have a great year in 2022, and its price fell to $0.27.
STORJ had good days and bad days in its history. The future of this coin is not clear though. If you want
to invest in this coin, you need to have this mindset of how well this coin might perform in the next
years. That is something analysts do. Therefore, it is a good idea to check STORJ price predictions to
have something in your mind about its future. Although it is just a prediction, it can still be helpful. The
highest price predicted for STORJ by 2025 is $1.45. Crypto analysts also believe that STORJ might be a
good long-term investment and have predicted its price to be around $7 by 2030.
What is Storj ?
Storj is a cloud storage platform founded in 2014 as a decentralized alternative to the centralized cloud
storage that some companies like Amazon or Google had offered. Unlike the centralized platforms, on
Storj's decentralized platform, people share or rent the free spaces they have on their hard drives with
people who need somewhere to put their data. This storage can be used for video streaming or
software distribution. The Storj users can make money by sharing the free space on their computers.
However, they receive their rewards with Storj native tokens called STORJ.
Is Storj 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 Storj 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 Storj in Canada
As mentioned earlier, the main usage of the STORJ token is as a payment solution on its network. People
who want to rent a space to store their data should pay STORJ to the host who shares the space on their
computer. Therefore, people working on this system need to have STORJ tokens in their wallet to be
able to use this network.
Like other tokens, STORJ's price changes over time, which makes it an option for investment. You can
buy STORJ tokens, keep them in an e-wallet, and wait until the price goes up to sell or trade them with
other currencies. However, this process is not as easy as in theory. You need to be more cautious about
this world because cryptocurrencies are volatile and risky. You should always keep watching its price,
read its news, follow experts, and find out what analysts think about its future. Thus, you can have a
Who can buy Storj 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
STORJ tokens are available on most exchanges. Find a trusted and secure exchange to purchase STORJ
tokens. Blocktrade exchange is a great place to buy coins because it doesn’t have any processing fee,
which makes it cheaper than most exchanges. Furthermore, it is regulated by the EU, which guarantees
its protection and reliability.
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.
No one can tell if the price of crypto will definitely go up or down. However, analysts check different
factors to give predictions of coins like STORJ. Most of them think STORJ might go up and would be a
good long-term investment.
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.
People can make money on this network by sharing their excess storage capacity. They are paid in STORJ
coins. Therefore, being active in this system might be an excellent choice for most people.