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How to buy eCredits in Japan
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The eCredits Ecosystem is a decentralized, blockchain-based ecosystem with its own native,
usable cryptocurrency, called eCredits (ECS). According to the official website of eCredits, by
using the eCredits Blockchain, local and regional micro-ecosystems will be able to develop,
provide, and sell services and goods. This movement will be supported by the eCredits
ecosystem, which aims to provide a platform for this aim. These services are designed to aid
micro, small, and medium-sized businesses (MSMEs) in competing on an equal footing or even
surpassing larger market participants. As a result, local businesses will be able to connect with
their customers on a whole new and direct level. This will give local suppliers opportunities to
reward their customers by enabling them to earn discounts and bonuses through repeated
purchases. Since eCredits ecosystem is built on and powered by blockchain technology, which
is by its very nature decentralized and secure, it also supports diversity and incorporates social
values like equality into its functionality. With regard to making purchases from small businesses
and retailers, eCredits wants to become the method of choice for customers. The overall goal of
eCredits is to encourage local shopping, strengthen neighborhood communities, and promote
more environmentally friendly behaviors
What is eCredits ?
ECS is the abbreviation and official sign for eCredits, which is a digital currency or form of digital
asset that is operating on its own decentralized blockchain as a pro-environmental project.
Is eCredits 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 eCredits 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 eCredits in Japan
With the goal of being "the People's Currency," eCredits enables users to pay with ECS, send
and receive payments quickly, trade cryptocurrencies freely, and earn eActivity as bonus. With
its own custom wallet, ECS can be used for peer-to-peer transactions as well as in-person and
online retail establishments, bars, and restaurants.
Who can buy eCredits 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
The future of eCredits is highly dependent on the overall performance of the crypto industry.
You need to make sure you are employing the appropriate strategy when it comes to investing
in ECS. For those with a high holding capacity and sound financial standing, this type of
investment seems like a good option. ECS also exposes users to a global technology and an
expanding ecosystem. Given that scarcity often leads to price increases, the value of eCredits is
also anticipated to rise further according to some experts. However, we recommend that before
purchasing ECS you should conduct the maximum research possible.
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.
eCredits are available for less than one dollar. In this case, the minimum number of eCredits
you can probably buy is determined by the minimum purchase amount that your exchange
allows. The minimum payments start at $10 in our exchange.
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.
Users of eCredits use an eWallet app, which simulates a non-custodial cryptocurrency
wallet. This means that only you have access to your assets and can store them.
Nobody else can access or restore your private key, and only you are permitted to send
or receive assets. On a decentralized blockchain, every transaction is safe and
inaccessible. This eWallet also allows users to connect with third party centralized or
decentralized applications or exchanges. Please note that in order to ensure your
assets’ security, User Account, Secret Phrase and the Private keys should be kept
personal and you may not share your credentials with anyone. You are solely
responsible for remembering, storing, and keeping your credentials in a secure location;
therefore, it is recommended to back up your information so that you can safely retrieve
them in case it was lost.