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Is ETC a good investment in Slovenia?
Ethereum Classic (ETC) is a cryptocurrency that was created in July 2016 and as of 24th July 2016, its price was $0.752354. It then reached the $1 mark for the first time in July 2016 and in its first year of trading, the price of ETC fluctuated between $1 and $5. The ETC coin price reached the $10 mark for the first time in May 2017 and later that year, the price of ETC began to rise rapidly, reaching an all-time high of around $45 in December. 2018 and 2019 did not bring luck to ETC as its price was falling to around $5 by the end of 2019, but again by 2020, the price of ETC began to rise again, reaching a new all-time high of around $20 in August 2020. Ethereum Classic crypto price reached the $50 mark for the first time in April 2021 and then by May of that same year, the price rose again, reaching another new all-time high of around $70. ETC continued to experience a bullish market in 2021 as its value reached the $100 mark for the first time and touched its all-time high price of $176.16. Just as the overall market price fluctuates from time to time, 2022 was not an impressive year for many cryptocurrencies on the market and ETC was not an exception. But as 2023 started, the crypto market began to rise again and as a result ETC is also experiencing positive movements as it has been trading around the $20 mark and higher by the start of 2023. According to some crypto experts on the market, ETC price is forecasted to be worth around $107 in 2025. But note that before entering the crypto market, it's recommended to educate yourself and learn about the technology behind cryptocurrencies, their use cases, and the market. Also, this is by no means a financial advice. You should read up on the history and economics of different cryptocurrencies and discuss the market with a professional.
What is Ethereum Classic ?
Ethereum Classic is a decentralized blockchain platform that allows people to build and use decentralized applications (DApps) that run on the blockchain. Like Bitcoin, no one controls and owns this network. Ethereum Classic is an open-source project and uses smart contracts that are managed by its community around the world. Unlike the Bitcoin protocol, ETC is designed to be adaptable and flexible; Therefore, it is easy to create new applications on the platform of Ethereum Classic. After the infamous DAO hack, the Ethereum Foundation implemented a new version of the Ethereum main net on July 20, 2016 with controversial events. In the new version, the hacked DAO was completely erased from the blockchain history. The Ethereum Foundation registered a new brand name and chose the code ETH. The old version also continued to work under the name of Ethereum Classic (ETC). It can be said that Ethereum is a fork of Ethereum Classic.
Ethereum Classic followed the original rules of the network and maintained the Ethereum line of thought. The people who continued ETC were defenders of the immutability of the blockchain and opposed Ethereum forks with the slogan "code is law". Since the creation of the project, many improvements have been made to the Ethereum Classic network. The main goal of this project is to become a global payment network using smart contracts. Contracts that operate without centralized governance. In addition, Ethereum Classic wants the network's coin to become a currency for storing value and the implementation of trading.
Is Ethereum Classic legal to buy in Slovenia
Yes. According to the virtual currency press release by the Bank of Slovenia, cryptocurrencies
are digital representations of value or token that are neither issued nor backed by a central bank
or a public authority. That being said, it is not illegal to accept crypto assets as a means of
payment in Slovenia. According to the mentioned statement, Transfer, purchase, storage and
trading of cryptocurrency, though warned to be risky, yet arises no legal problems in Slovenia.
Is Ethereum Classic taxed in Slovenia
According to the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia (FURS), a natural person
resident in Slovenia is not taxed on the capital gains from the sale or use of virtual currencies,
unless the activity is considered to be a professional business. This is because, according to the
Slovenia’s Personal Income Tax Act, capital gains are generally not taxable if they result from
movable property or the disposal of derivative financial assets. Since cryptocurrencies are not
fixed financial assets or shares, they are not included in the individual’s taxable capital gain. But
according to the statement by the Financial Administration, individuals who engage in trading
and extracting virtual currencies as business activity are subject to income tax. More information
on the taxation of activities is published in the brochure on income from activities (in Slovenian).
After you've bought Ethereum Classic in Slovenia
Ethereum Classic token is used as a store of value and as a medium of exchange in the same way as other cryptocurrencies, it is an instrument to implement digital transactions and it can be used to pay for goods and services or be traded on cryptocurrency exchanges. Additionally, ETC can be used to develop decentralized applications on the Ethereum Classic blockchain.
Who can buy Ethereum Classic in Slovenia
Anyone. Many crypto-trading platforms have launched following the cryptocurrency boom of the
last decade. This availability of numerous options can make it confusing for new investors to
select the places to buy cryptocurrency in Slovenia. With the help of crypto exchanges, you can
easily start your crypto transactions by creating an account. What distinguishes an exchange
from others, is the transaction services it offers, exchange fee and the payment methods it
provides for an easy and convenient crypto purchase. In Slovenia, payment methods such as
Apple pay, Google pay, Credit Card, Debit Card, Bank Transfer and PayPal are accessible. Our
exchange supports all of these payment services and offers you fast, safe and free of charge
cryptocurrency transactions in Slovenia.
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Frequently asked questions
ETC (Ethereum Classic) is valuable for several reasons, including: It is a decentralized platform for building decentralized applications (Dapps) and executing smart contracts. It has a strong community of developers and users who are committed to its success. It offers a fast, secure, and affordable way to transfer value and execute complex transactions. It has a limited supply, which is a factor that influences its value and scarcity.
According to the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia (FURS), if profits from
regular and business-like cryptocurrency activities are treated as capital gains under the
corporate law, capital gains are considered regular income, and the total amount of profits
earned is taxed at 19%.
Yes. According to the Bank of Slovenia, cryptocurrency is not recognized as legal tender.
Therefore, it is not widely accepted as a form of money. But according to the same statement, if
the service provider or goods seller is willing to accept crypto-payment, then there should be no
There is no established minimum amount assigned for purchasing Ankr. On our exchange, the minimum order size for buying ANKR is $10. Also, you have a variety of payment options to choose from. The transaction will be completed and displayed on your portfolio of cryptocurrency assets.
It is estimated that over 50 thousand people, 2.45% of Slovenia’s total population, currently own
To keep your Ethereum Classic investment safe, you can follow these steps: Store your private key in a secure, offline location. Enable two-factor authentication on your account. Regularly backup your wallet and avoid downloading unknown software or clicking on suspicious links. Make sure to use a reputable cryptocurrency wallet that supports Ethereum Classic. For this, our exchange also provides a secure digital wallet with added features and convenient access to a variety of trading options, simplifying your trading experience.