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Is SAND a good investment in Japan?
The SAND token was released in August 2020 with an initial price of $0.065. In 2021, it slowly started to grow and set a record for its highest price in the same year and mounted to $7.49 per token in August 2021. After that, it faced many ups and downs until it fell to $0.73 in June 2022 and ended the year with a value of $0.44.
The history of the SAND token shows it could be a good investment if you buy it at the right time. But how to find out if it is the right time to invest in this token? There is no exact rule that can tell you investing in SAND crypto will be profitable to you because the cryptocurrency world is volatile, and nothing is predictable. But analysts and crypto experts can give you hints about the possible future of this coin. Most of them believe that the SAND price might go up to $2.52 by 2025 and would reach $4 by 2030. However, you should still know that these are just predictions. Just check SAND’s price of the day and read more reviews about its future, then decide on buying SAND tokens as an investment.
What is Sandbox ?
The Sandbox is a gaming company launched in 2011. It upgraded several times and turned into a decentralized platform based on blockchain. The main goal of this platform is to mix blockchain and the gaming world so people can earn tokens in the metaverse gaming ecosystem. Users can create, own, or sell their gaming experiences or assets using SAND tokens. Furthermore, different gaming models are available on the Sandbox; by using the play-to-earn model, they can earn SAND tokens on this platform. The other option that the Sandbox platform has is free games. Therefore, people can only play games on this platform or unlock the advanced games using their SAND tokens.
Learn more on SAND official website.
Is Sandbox 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 Sandbox 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 Sandbox in Japan
The SAND coin is a governance token. Therefore, the main use of this token is on its own network. The SAND holders can use their coins to decide on various projects, upgrade the network, or change regulations. Therefore, this coin is their power on the Sandbox platform. It even gets more powerful for gamers. They can use their tokens to buy or create something on the Metaverse. Then, they even can sell or tokenize their assets on this world and earn money, which is paid with the SAND tokens. Therefore, they can have fun by playing games; at the same time, start a business and earn money.
You can also hold the SAND coin in a secure wallet and keep it as an investment. It is required for you to read its whitepaper, follow top investors on social media, and read every news about this crypto. Knowing the SAND price prediction can also help you decide if you want to have a short-term or long-term investment. However, it’s all up to you to decide when to buy and when to sell your coins but always keep an eye on the crypto market to not miss the right time to sell. Furthermore, if you are a beginner in this world, it is better to start with limited capital. Thus, if your investment doesn’t go as well as you thought, you don’t lose much money.
Who can buy Sandbox 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
SAND tokens are available on most exchanges. You may have to pay extra money as the processing fee on most of them. That’s why we recommend you purchase the SAND coins on the BlockTrade exchange, which doesn’t have any processing fee, and is one of the cheapest and the most secure exchanges to buy crypto.
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.
Since the Sandbox platform is used by gamers, it would still be in use in future because people love gaming. On the other hand, the cryptocurrency world is growing each day, which shows that the SAND coin might still be on the market in the following decade.
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.
Not only can you keep the SAND tokens as an investment, but also you can use your coins to tokenize your gaming assets and sell them to other players. Therefore, you can earn more coins.