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Is MKR a good investment in Denmark?
Maker coin (MKR) was created in 2015 but officially released to the market in January 2017 with a price of $22.10. It didn’t have many fluctuations until August of the same year when it suddenly reached $288 and continued to grow until it ended the year with a price of $959. That was a surprisingly profitable investment for someone in only one year. The first months of 2018 were even better for Maker owners because its price mounted up to $1,369.99, which was again a record for this token. But it didn’t last long, and the MKR price dropped and ended the year at $449. 2019 and 2020 passed with almost stable prices between $500-$700. MKR again surprised the market in 2021 and reached its highest price of $4,341 in April. For the second time, Maker showed its holders that it could be a profitable investment if they have more tolerance.
The price of Maker coin was shocking all these years and always seemed to be a good investment. But it doesn’t mean it will be a %100 good investment in the future. If you want to invest in this token, MKR price predictions may be helpful, especially for beginners. But you should still read more about its news and experts' opinions the moment you decide to purchase this coin. Crypto analysts and experts expect MKR price to reach $6,000 by 2025. They believe its price could rise to $40,000 in the next ten years. Therefore, they think buying Maker tokens might be a good investment. However, predictions are just predictions, and the future might not be exactly the same as these expectations.
What is Maker ?
Maker is an open-source Ethereum-based blockchain created in August 2015. It is known as one of the most popular and oldest Ethereum-based platforms available. The Maker project is known as MakerDAO, which is an open-source project whose operation is based on the Decentralized Independent Organization (DAO) system. A DAO is considered an organization that is defined based on clear and codified rules, the control of this organization is in the hands of its members. Maker was created as a lending platform. People can use Ether as collateral in a smart contract called Collateralized Debt Position (CDP) to create DAI stable coin through MakerDAO.
Learn more on MakerDAO official website.
Is Maker legal to buy in Denmark?
Yes. According to the amendment to the Danish AML Act (Directive 2018/843/EU), it is legal to
buy and sell cryptocurrencies; however, each transaction must be determined as financial
services, assets in investment, or as a form of payment. This ensures that the use of
cryptocurrency is under Danish laws to prevent cases of money laundering and untaxed
alternative investment funds.
Is Maker taxed in Denmark
Yes. According to The Danish Customs and Tax Administration (Skatteforvaltningen), profits
from selling or otherwise disposing of cryptocurrency attract income tax rather than capital gains
tax for Danish individuals. As mentioned by the above mentioned document, you are required to
pay income tax only if your intention with buying cryptocurrencies is to gain a profit when you
sell the coins later. The Danish Customs and Tax Administration lets you file a request for a
specific assessment to judge whether you are considered to have bought cryptocurrencies for
speculation and therefore required to pay income tax. But note that most Danish individuals are
categorized as speculators by the Danish Tax Agency and will need to pay income tax on their
After you've bought Maker in Denmark
Maker coin (MKR) is mostly used as a governance token. MKR holders can propose upgrades to the system, leverage collateral assets, create smart contracts, or simply use their coins as payment for purchasing something online or inside games. DAI coins can be used in the same manner, but since their price is stable, it is not considered an option for investment. However, MKR can still be used as an investment because its price changes over time. People who want to keep this digital asset as an investment should check different factors, from its history to MKR price predictions; there are many things you need to consider while buying Maker coins as an investment.
Who can buy Maker in Denmark?
Anyone. Purchasing cryptocurrencies in Denmark with the help of exchanges is an
unchallenging experience. Moreover, our exchange offers secure, fast and cost-effective
transactions through different means such as Apple pay, Google pay, Credit Card, Debit Card,
Bank Transfer and PayPal, all supported in Denmark.
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Frequently asked questions
The Maker coins have experienced many ups and downs during its history, but most of the time it was considered a good investment. Most experts and analysts also predict a bright future for this token.
You can calculate whether you’ve made a profit by subtracting your cost basis (the cost to
acquire the asset plus any fees) from the market value of the asset at the point of your
cryptocurrency disposal. If you have a profit, you have a gain and according to the Danish
Customs and Tax Administration (Skatteforvaltningen), you’ll pay Income Tax on that gain.
Yes. According to the Danish Customs and Tax Administration (Skatteforvaltningen), it is only
when you sell crypto that you need to declare loss or profit, therefore buying crypto with fiat
currency, holding crypto, transferring crypto between your own wallets and donating crypto are
Almost 100 exchanges support MKR tokens. Since they may have different fees, check their information and find the right exchange. We can suggest you the Blocktrade exchange which doesn’t contain any trading fee.
Yes, but keep in mind that according to the Danish Customs and Tax Administration
(Skatteforvaltningen), buying cryptocurrency with cryptocurrency is taxable and any profit you
make as a result of a trade is subject to Income Tax.
The MakerDAO protocol was founded by Rune Christensen. After being introduced to Bitcoin in 2011, Christensen sold his business and invested in Bitcoin, then became interested in stablecoins and eventually founded MakerDAO.