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Is COMP a good investment in Japan?
The Compound protocol is a decentralized lending and borrowing platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. Compound allows users to lend and borrow a variety of different cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum and stable coins, using smart contracts. Both sides of the transaction, the lender and the borrower, who operate on this platform, due to its decentralized nature, only deal with the compound platform and there is no middleman involved. The interest rates on loans and transactions are determined by supply and demand, with borrowers earning interest on their deposited assets and lenders earning interest on the assets they lend out. The COMP token is used to govern the protocol and gives token holders the ability to vote on changes to the Compound protocol. Additionally, users who supply assets to the protocol are rewarded with COMP tokens as interest. Due to the activity of this currency on the blockchain, all information related to transactions are recorded and published in a completely transparent manner; Therefore, the possibility of fraud and abuse is reduced. Also, its decentralized nature increases its liquidity.
In a nutshell, Compound simply works like a decentralized bank and allows users to deposit and receive interest. However, unlike traditional banks that sometimes have negative interest or may have control over deposits, the blockchain platform of Compound does not allow any person or organization to manage and access users' assets.
What is Compound ?
The COMP symbol is used as a ticker symbol for the Compound token. COMP is used to represent the Compound cryptocurrency on exchanges and other platforms. Similar to stock ticker symbols, cryptocurrency symbols such as COMP can also help traders, investors, and others to quickly identify a particular cryptocurrency and its current market value.
Is Compound 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 Compound 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 Compound in Japan
The audience of this platform can receive interest by depositing their digital assets and earn money through lending. Borrowers can also enjoy the privilege of receiving a loan by pledging cryptocurrency. Therefore, holding COMP tokens grants the holder the ability to vote on proposed changes to the Compound protocol. This means COMP tokens are valuable as a governance token on the Compound network. Additionally, COMP is highly traded on various exchanges and is a valuable trading and investment asset in the crypto world.
Who can buy Compound 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
exchange fees for these secure transaction services.
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Frequently asked questions
Compound (COMP) is a token that has gained significant popularity and usefulness in recent years. It aims to address problems in the cryptocurrency industry, such as high transaction costs and lack of transparency or limited liquidity. Compound is also one of the best-known projects in the DeFi market. With DeFi lending growing in popularity due to their efficiency and profitability, the future of COMP might also be heading toward a huge increase in demand. Please note that this is by no means a buying signal or a financial advice.
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.
On our platform, the minimum amount required to buy COMP cryptocurrency is as low as $10. You are provided with different payment options to make the purchase. Once the transaction is successful, the acquired COMP units will be reflected in your cryptocurrency account. Also, our exchange charges no transaction fees for your COMP purchase.
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.
Most cryptocurrency holders are always concerned about how to keep their digital assets safe and secure. Therefore, one of the first necessary measures to enter the field of digital currencies and invest in cryptocurrencies is choosing the method of keeping digital currencies. Hardware wallets are one of the best and safest ways to store digital currencies. This method is especially recommended for people who have a lot of digital assets and want to invest and deposit them for a long time. But this method is costly; Because hardware wallets have a high cost and some users do not want to pay this much for a wallet. Another option is to use a software wallet, which is a digital wallet that you can have on your PC or cellphone. Also, in order to make trading for COMP cryptocurrency more convenient and simpler, our platform offers a secure digital wallet with additional functionality and easy access to various trading options.