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Is XRP a good investment in Slovenia?
One thing you should check to find out if XRP is a good investment is checking its value over the years. In August of 2013, the first year after its release, each XRP was sold at 0.01 USD. Later in December 2017, it reached its highest price of 2.28 USD per unit. It shows the price of XRP rose more than 70,000 percent in only five years. Therefore, it was a great investment for people who bought even the minimum amount of this cryptocurrency. However, XRP had many ups and downs until it reached 0.42 USD in October 2022. Some investors believe that XRP may reach 100 USD per unit in the next 10 years, which is not impossible! The more the banks and financial institutions accept XRP in their transactions, the higher its price will get.
*Remember, the world of cryptocurrencies is so volatile, the price of a coin changes each day. Nothing is 100% guaranteed in this world. However, most of the analysts recommend thinking about a long-term investment while buying XRP. But you should still know that you are stepping into a risky world. As the price history shows, XRP had many ups and downs that shows the volatility of the cryptocurrency world. One day you may win and one incident in the world may affect the price of crypto and make you lose your investment. It is better to define an exit point for yourself. If the price of XRP went lower than that amount, sell your tokens.
What is Ripple ?
XRP – also known as Ripple- is a cryptocurrency built on a global payments network called Ripple. In fact, Ripple is the company that was created as a replacement for SWIFT (a leading money transfer network). It is designed to provide a secure and decentralized communication and payment network for financial institutions around the world. As a company, Ripple is a trusted agent that can facilitate transactions between two parties. It is located in San Francisco, USA, and makes decentralized financial products for banks and financial institutions.
Learn more on Ripple official website.
Is Ripple 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 Ripple 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 Ripple in Slovenia
You may wonder what happens after buying XRP and how you can use it. XRP is used like any other digital currency. It means, you can use it as an investment or to buy something. You can also exchange XRP with other currencies, the process should be done on the Ripple network. Moreover, Western Union, Travala, and Red Cross are among the most popular businesses that accept XRP. You can also use Ripple (XRP) for products you want to purchase from Microsoft, Amazon and many other major businesses. Therefore, sometimes there is no difference between your money and XRP.
As mentioned, one thing you can do after buying cryptocurrency is holding it as an investment until its price rises and selling it to profit. But you should know, that’s not the only benefit you can get from buying XRP. You can use this coin to trade with other currencies, such as USD or EUR, or spend it like money to buy an online product. You should also know that like other cryptocurrencies, XRP or Ripple can be stored in a wallet. XRP ledger is one of the safest wallets for you to store this coin.
Who can buy Ripple 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
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Frequently asked questions
Some experts predict that the price of this coin will get higher when more banks and financial institutes accept and start working with XRP and Ripple networks. If you are thinking about investing in a cryptocurrency, XRP can be a good choice. However, before buying XRP you should do more analysis and read more reviews to make sure it is worth buying.
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
No. You should buy at least 20 ripples to activate the XRP wallet.
It is estimated that over 50 thousand people, 2.45% of Slovenia’s total population, currently own
Chris Larsen and Jed McCaleb are the founders of Ripple network and its token “XRP”.