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Is BCH a good investment in Indonesia?
Bitcoin Cash crypto (known as BCH) was released in 2017 with an initial price of $440. At the very beginning, BCH surprised everyone with its price rise to $621 in only a few months. Surprisingly, BCH set a record for the all-time highest price of $2,940 in December of the same year. It was shocking for BCH owners because, in less than a year, their investment had delivered almost 6 times the profit. However, 2018 wasn’t that good for people who decided to invest in BCH at the end of 2017, because every month the price dropped until it reached $81 per token in December of 2018. The next year wasn’t so fluctuating for BCH and almost passed with a stable price between $300 to $400. The same happened in 2020. In 2021, the BCH price again climbed and reached $1,454 per coin, and became a highly profitable investment for its owners.
BCH had ups and downs, like any other cryptocurrency. It had shown many times that it could be a profitable investment. However, no one knows what may happen to its future. Therefore, when you want to purchase this coin, you may wonder if it will be a good investment. To answer this question, you need to check several things to understand if BCH might be on growth or may fall. One of them is BCH price predictions. Crypto analysts and experts analyze the performance of crypto and other factors to forecast its future. Most analysts believe BCH's price might reach $2000 by 2030, which means it may be a good long-term investment.
What is Bitcoin Cash ?
Bitcoin Cash was released in 2017 as a hard fork of Bitcoin, which means it was split from the original protocol to solve the problems regarding scalability, low speed, and high fees that Bitcoin had. Bitcoin Cash is technically and structurally similar to Bitcoin, but it can pack 4 to 8 times larger data into each block. It can also process 116 transactions per second, which means blocks are bigger, and yet the speed is higher compared to Bitcoin. Furthermore, due to its fees, Bitcoin wasn’t suitable for everyday purchases anymore. Thus, Bitcoin Cash was created as an alternative to Bitcoin for everyday use.
Is Bitcoin Cash legal to buy in Indonesia
Yes, it is legal to buy cryptocurrencies in Indonesia but cryptocurrency is not considered an
official form of payment in Indonesia. This is according to The Indonesian government’s
released Working Paper, through which the government along with the Indonesian Central Bank
has recognized the growing market of crypto assets and its usage and has mentioned that it is
monitoring the development of the cryptocurrency industry and may issue further regulations in
the future. As of now (12th of February 2023), the regulation of cryptocurrencies in Indonesia is
limited, and it operates in a somewhat gray area but it is expected to improve further in the near
Is Bitcoin Cash taxed in Indonesia
Yes. The article regarding cryptocurrency taxation in Indonesia can be found in the Indonesian
Tax Law, specifically in article 25 concerning "taxable income". According to the mentioned
article, cryptocurrency transactions in Indonesia are subject to income tax as they are
considered a form of "other income." According to the same mentioned Article, the taxation rate
for individuals is based on the individual's tax bracket, from 0.5% to 30% and for companies, it
is a flat rate of 20%. This means that individuals and entities who engage in cryptocurrency
transactions, such as buying, selling, or trading, must report their crypto-related income and pay
taxes on it.
Moreover, it is important for individuals and entities who engage in cryptocurrency transactions
in Indonesia to accurately report their crypto-related income and pay taxes on it to avoid
penalties and fines. It is recommended to consult a tax professional for further information on
the specific regulations and obligations for cryptocurrency taxation in Indonesia.
After you've bought Bitcoin Cash in Indonesia
BCH is a transactional coin, which means it can be used to purchase goods, as payment, exchange, or anything you use the money for. Therefore, BCH is somehow equal to your cash, but in your e-wallet. Furthermore, Bitcoin Cash supports smart contracts. Hence, people can use BCH to create smart contracts on this network.
Like other cryptocurrencies, BCH can be used as an investment. In the past, BCH has shown that it could be a profitable investment for its holders. However, nothing is guaranteed for the future. If you want to keep BCH as an investment, it is recommended to check different things, read its white paper, check the news about the cryptocurrency world, or follow top investors on social media to know their opinion. In the end, remember that anything might affect the future of crypto. Therefore, check new regulations and BCH price of the day to have a better perspective on the future of this coin.
Who can buy Bitcoin Cash in Indonesia
In Indonesia, cryptocurrency can be purchased by individuals and businesses who are allowed
to purchase it by the law. Banks, payment processors, and exchanges are some common and
legal entities that offer services to buy cryptocurrencies in Indonesia. On this note, our
exchange is one of the most secure service providers when it comes to buying crypto assets in
Indonesia. Our exchange is legal and offers you different payment methods to purchase your
intended amount of cryptocurrency while charging you no transaction fees which would be very
cost-effective. Some of the best payment methods that we offer are: Apple Pay, Google Pay,
credit card, debit card, bank transfer, and PayPal.
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Frequently asked questions
Most investors still prefer BTC over BCH because Bitcoin is more popular and known by people. Furthermore, for people who want to spend their coins, more markets are accepting BTC. Therefore, most people might think that buying Bitcoin is better than Bitcoin Cash. However, if you want to keep your coins as an investment, it is better to compare the price and news about both to find out which one to invest in.
In Indonesia, individuals are required to report and pay taxes on their cryptocurrency
transactions. In order to report cryptocurrency taxation in Indonesia you need to keep records of
all cryptocurrency transactions, including the date, amount, and type of transaction. then, it is
necessary to calculate the taxable income from your cryptocurrency transactions using the
appropriate tax rate. Next, file a tax return with the Indonesian Tax Office (Direktorat Jenderal
Pajak) and report your taxable income from cryptocurrency transactions. And lastly, pay the
taxes owed on your cryptocurrency transactions. It's important to note that the regulations
surrounding cryptocurrency tax in Indonesia are constantly evolving, and taxpayers should keep
themselves updated on the latest developments and seek advice from a tax professional if
Yes, you can sell cryptocurrency in Indonesia. However, the regulation of cryptocurrency in
Indonesia is a bit not yet so clear and it is advised to consult with a legal expert before
conducting your cryptocurrency transactions. It is also known that Indonesia allows selling
crypto assets through exchanges and it is supervised by the Commodity Futures Trading
Regulatory Agency (BAPPEBTI), a body under the Ministry of Trade. It is also recommended to
do research before engaging in cryptocurrency sales inside the country.
No one can tell you if a coin will be profitable in the future. It depends on many considerations. However, since Bitcoin Cash is a fork of Bitcoin, and even has better performance, it will probably be more usable in the future. Therefore, as long as cryptocurrency exists, Bitcoin Cash will be there.
The exact number of cryptocurrency owners is not specifically known, but according to some
data, it shows that around 4.3%, which would be about 11 million of its population, owned some
form of cryptocurrencies.
Many exchanges support Bitcoin Cash and let you purchase via debit or master card. One of them is BlockTrade, an exchange regulated in the EU that accepts many coins. You can do trading without any fee on this exchange. Thus, it will be the cheapest exchange you can find to buy BCH.