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How to buy Bitcoin in France

Is BTC a good investment in France?

Bitcoin has been a popular name over the last decade. The growth in Bitcoin’s popularity has made it a globally acknowledged currency and a valuable asset. In July 2010, Bitcoin began trading at US$0.0008. By mid-April of 2021, Bitcoin prices reached new all-time highs of over $60,000 but by the summer of that same year prices were down by 50%. Bitcoin later reached its all-time high above $68,000 in November 2021. In 2022, Bitcoin's price continued to gradually decline but this is a natural process, as we have seen it happen before. You should keep in mind that in the world of cryptocurrencies, every high has a low and after every low, there will be a high sometime. So, it is important to get the timings right. Understanding the nature of the market and analyzing the movements of Bitcoin can be a guide for investors. That is why people’s attention and interest in Bitcoin remains high yet cautious, regardless of its price. As a result, some crypto market experts have even predicted that Bitcoin’s price could reach around $79,000 by the year 2025. In simple terms, it is hard to reach a definite answer when it comes to crypto investments. But if you have a good crypto market outlook to some extent and Bitcoin fits within your risk tolerance prospects, then it could be a satisfactory investment on the long-term perspective. 

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What is Bitcoin ?

Bitcoin is a digital currency or a form of digital asset, which is of high market value. It is ranked 1st in the crypto market. Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that no one controls and anyone can use it in order to transfer monetary units of the network. Bitcoin has made it possible to send money to any part of the world easily and regardless of geographical borders and banking networks.

A very important function of Bitcoin is to maintain value. Because as we know, governments and central banks have the power to print money indefinitely and thereby reduce the value of their national currencies. In the Bitcoin network, although everyone can participate in the creation of new currency units, the total number of coins that can be created can be a maximum of 21 million units. The limited number of Bitcoin coins and the impossibility of creating more Bitcoins than what miners are allowed to mine are from the rules of the Bitcoin network which protect its value. This is one of the reasons that distinguishes Bitcoin as a long-term investment.

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Is Bitcoin legal to buy in France?

Yes. According to the PACTE Law Act No. 2019-486 cryptocurrencies are legal and considered
to be digital assets. It is estimated that 3.4 million people or 5.0% of France’s total population,
currently own crypto assets.

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Is Bitcoin taxed in France

Yes. According to Article 150 VH bis of the Tax Code, Cryptocurrency capital gains of individual
investors are taxed at a flat rate of 30 per cent and according to Article 150, VH bis, II, A of the
Tax Code, crypto-to-crypto transactions fall outside the scope of the capital gains tax. This
means that according to the mentioned tax code, the taxation is applicable when the
cryptocurrencies are either sold against legal currency or used to purchase a good or service.
This measure simplifies tax accounting and reporting, although individual investors still need to
accurately track their transactions to be able to justify their gains. In addition, according to the
Article 150, VH bis, II, B of the Tax Code, individual taxpayers are not subject to income tax if
the gains do not exceed 305€ per year.

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After you've bought Bitcoin in France

Bitcoin is a kind of electronic money by which you can send money to any part of the world or sometimes use it to buy goods and services. Bitcoin's two main features of decentralization and freedom from printing more currency units are significant achievements over today's money. These Bitcoin features are paving the way for a new form of economic system in the future. You can consider Bitcoin as a payment token, use it to make currency transfers, and even order from online stores. But looking at the use of Bitcoin in today's world, it can be seen that most people buy Bitcoin as an investment. For this reason, another point of view has emerged according to which Bitcoin can be used as an asset in addition to being able to play the role of money; An asset that can maintain its value over time. 

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Who can buy Bitcoin in France?

Anyone. Buying cryptocurrency in France is a straightforward process. The faster and more
convenient method to purchase cryptocurrencies in France is through the help of exchanges. It
is worth noting that our exchange supports payment methods such as: Apple pay, Google pay,
Credit Card, Debit Card, Bank Transfer and PayPal in France.

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Payment methods to buy Bitcoin in France

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Bank Transfer

Credit Card

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FAQ

Frequently asked questions

If we consider Bitcoin to have intrinsic value due to some of its features such as limitedness and unforgeability and use it as a tool that preserves value over time, perhaps it is an asset worth buying. Bitcoin can be presented as a type of investment that preserves the value of your savings in the long term. However, we recommend that before purchasing Bitcoin, study the ins and outs of the Bitcoin market and consult with professionals.

Yes. Mind that according to Article 150 VH bis of the Tax Code, the gains made from selling
crypto for euro or any fiat currency is taxed as Flat Tax. If you are an occasional trader, there
are no taxes on buying or holding cryptocurrencies in France. Also, one of the cheapest ways to
handle crypto assets is through our exchange, because we charge ZERO fees for such
transactions.

According to Article 150 VH bis of the Tax Code, the sale of cryptocurrency for Euros or other
legal currencies is what triggers a taxable event in France. Cryptocurrency owners who hold
onto their crypto-assets without converting them into fiat currency therefore do not have to pay
taxes. Secondly, total capital gains, including those from crypto disposals, up to €305 per year
are tax-free.

You can purchase a small amount of Bitcoin, unlike stocks. The least amount of Bitcoin that you can likely purchase is equivalent to 1 Satoshi, or 0.00000001 Bitcoins, depending on its price of the day.

The online income tax declaration is now available for everyone. The people who are technically
or otherwise unable to complete an online form may continue to submit a paper form.

Due to theft, computer malfunction, loss of access keys, and other reasons, users may lose Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency tokens. Although hot wallets are still practical for some users, cold storage (also known as offline wallets) is one of the safest ways to store Bitcoin because it cannot be accessed online. Consider using a hardware wallet for all of your long-term Bitcoin and cryptocurrency storage if you’re looking for the safest storage option.  For short-term investments, you can also keep your Bitcoins on our exchange wallet in order to trade more easily.If you want to hold Bitcoin long-term, although you can still keep your cryptocurrency in this wallet, it is better to not keep it in the exchange wallet nor the software one. The safest option would be a hardware wallet.

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