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How to buy Celsius in Japan
Is CEL a good investment in Japan?
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 Japan
Yes. In Japan, cryptocurrency is considered legal and regulated under the Payment Services
Act, which was enacted in April 2017. The Act defines cryptocurrency as a form of property and
also recognizes cryptocurrency as a form of asset and allows individuals to buy, sell, and hold
cryptocurrency as a means of payment. In addition, cryptocurrency exchanges operating in
Japan are subject to government regulation and must comply with anti-money laundering act
(AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) regulations.
Is Celsius taxed in Japan
Yes. According to the official Tax Answer No.1500 released by the Japanese National Tax
Agency (NTA), cryptocurrency is taxed in Japan as a form of property and profits obtained from
cryptocurrency trading will be treated as "miscellaneous income"(or zatsu-shotoku in
Japanese). This means that gains from selling cryptocurrencies will be taxed in a similar manner
to other sources of income, such as employment income. Individuals who trade
cryptocurrencies are subject to taxation on any capital gains they attain from selling their
cryptocurrency holdings. As per the Japanese Income Tax Law for Virtual Currencies, gains
from the sale of cryptocurrency are considered taxable income and may be subject to both
individual income tax and resident tax. In accordance with the two Tax Laws mentioned, the tax
rate for individuals can range from 5% to 55% depending on the amount of the gain, while the
resident tax rate is 10.21%.
After you've bought Celsius in Japan
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 Japan
Anyone. It is worth noting that there is no specific requirement for citizenship or residency in
Japan for purchasing digital assets, so foreign individuals can also buy cryptocurrency in the
country. In order to buy cryptocurrency in Japan, it is advised to research and choose a
reputable cryptocurrency exchange that operates in Japan and supports the cryptocurrency you
want to purchase. For this matter, our exchange is legal, safe, and supports a wide range of any
desired cryptocurrency while providing you with various payment options to choose from like
Apple Pay, Google Pay, credit card, debit card, bank transfer, and PayPal. Plus, we charge no
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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
Yes. According to the Virtual Currency Tax Guideline pamphlet by the Japanese National Tax
Agency (NTA), in Japan, using cryptocurrency to pay for goods or services is subject to
consumption tax (消費税). This tax is imposed on the value of the goods or services being
purchased, and the rate varies depending on the type of goods or services. For example, the
standard rate for most goods and services is 8%. This means that if you purchase an item for
100,000 yen and pay with cryptocurrency, you will be required to pay an additional 8,000 yen in
consumption tax. It's important to note that the seller is responsible for collecting and remitting
the consumption tax to the government, but as a buyer, it's good to be aware of this tax
According to the official Tax Answer No.1500 in Japan, there are currently no tax-free
cryptocurrency transactions. All cryptocurrency transactions, including buying, selling, and using
cryptocurrency to pay for goods or services, are subject to either capital gains tax or
consumption tax, or both. The Japanese National Tax Agency considers cryptocurrency to be a
form of property, and as such, any gains from selling cryptocurrency are taxed as capital gains.
Additionally, using cryptocurrency to purchase goods or services is subject to consumption tax.
It's important to consult with a tax professional for more information on specific tax obligations
and to ensure compliance with Japan's tax laws.
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.
It's difficult to estimate the exact number of people in Japan who own crypto assets, but it was
estimated by some sources that in Japan, about 4.0%, which would be around 5 million of its
population, owned some form of cryptocurrency. However, these numbers can change rapidly
due to frequent movements in the crypto market.
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.