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How to buy Chiliz in Japan
Is CHZ a good investment in Japan?
CHZ coins were released to the market in 2018. But it didn’t have any price until July 2019, when it started to become more popular among sports fans. The initial price of CHZ was $0.02, and it didn’t change for one year. Then it had a price jump in 2021 and suddenly reached its highest value of $0.89. The rest of the year passed with an average price of $0.50. Like most cryptocurrencies, 2022 wasn’t that much great for CHZ owners. Its price fluctuated a lot, but never reached that high to set a record. It ended the year with a price of $0.10.
Cryptocurrency investors often want to know what the cryptocurrency's future holds. But the future is unpredictable, especially in the volatile world of cryptocurrencies. However, to make it easier to decide about buying a coin, analysts and crypto experts analyze the past and current situation of the crypto market and give price predictions, which can be useful but should not be the only factor you pick to decide on buying crypto. They think the CHZ price might finally get higher than $1 by 2028 and would rise as high as $3 by 2030.
What is Chiliz ?
Chiliz is the world's first cryptocurrency dedicated to sports fans. Socios is the platform that works with this cryptocurrency. Sports clubs can create Fan Tokens on this platform, and their fans can buy tokens with their favorite sports club's logo to show their support. They also can trade the tokens with others. The Fan Tokens show interest in a particular sports team, especially football clubs. The platform was launched in December 2019. The first sports partner to this platform was the Italian soccer team of Turin.
Is Chiliz 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 Chiliz 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 Chiliz in Japan
CHZ is used on the Socios platform by sports fans. They usually use this token to purchase NFTs, which are the particular token with their famous sports team logo. They can play a role in the decisions of their favorite team by voting on different polls. The more sports team participate in this platform; the higher the value of its digital asset may be. Furthermore, you should transfer your coins to your account in the Socios platform to be able to use them for the mentioned operations.
The other option you have after buying CHZ is to keep it as an investment, which is a risky job. Because no one can guarantee that Chiliz is a good investment or may have a higher value in the future. Therefore, you should check different factors, read the analyses about this coin, then decide on buying it. Furthermore, as a beginner, it is always recommended to start with a limited amount of money and have an exit point for your investment to reduce the risk of loss.
Who can buy Chiliz 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
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Frequently asked questions
You can find several exchanges that accept CHZ tokens. However, you should know that most exchanges receive an extra expense as the processing fee on their platform. If you want to find a more cost-effective exchange, you can buy CHZ from the Blocktrade exchange with zero processing fee.
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.
Alexandre Dreyfus is the founder and CEO of Chiliz. He has 20 years of experience in developing different web-based companies.
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.
CHZ is a cryptocurrency that lets its holders purchase NFT tokens that are created by their favorite sports team.