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Is 1inch a good investment in South Africa?
The 1inch token was released to the market in late 2020 with an initial price of $1.60. 2021 was a great year for this token because very soon, its price mounted to $7.87, which was the highest value of all time; and a fabulous profit for investors on this coin. However, it didn’t last long, and the price started to fall again until it ended the year with a value of $2.39. 2022 was disappointing for the crypto world, almost all the cryptocurrencies experienced a downhill. The price of 1inch dropped to $1.19 at the beginning of 2022 and crashed to its lowest price of $0.5178 in June of the same year.
1inch was a profitable investment at the beginning and could bring a high profit to its investors for one year. But how to know if it’s still a good investment? Although a coin’s history can’t guarantee a profit in the future, it still can give investors some predictions about its future. First of all, everything depends on your risk tolerance because the cryptocurrency world is volatile. However, analysts and experts on this field check different stats and give predictions about the future price of a coin. Bear in mind, these predictions are not 100% guaranteed. Nevertheless, the predictions can be useful. The analysts believe that the price of 1inch won’t rise so much until 2025, which might be around $1.53. But it will have better performance for the next 5 years and might reach $3.61 by 2030.
What is 1inch Network ?
1inch is a cryptocurrency platform that was released in 2019 as a decentralized exchange aggregator. The main goal of this platform is to find the lowest cryptocurrency price for traders. In the 1inch platform, you can easily connect Ethereum-based coins (known as ERC-20 tokens) to ETH or any other cryptocurrency that works on Ethereum. The transaction fee on 1inch is significantly lower than Ethereum.
Is 1inch Network legal to buy in South Africa
Yes, it is legal to buy cryptocurrencies in South Africa. A position paper on crypto assets’
regulation necessity was published by the Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group (IFWG)
with the supervision of the South African Reserve Bank. The position paper's objective is to
offer detailed advice on how to create a regulatory framework for digital assets, along with
recommendations on how to carry out the necessary regulatory changes. According to the same
paper mentioned above, “A crypto asset is a digital representation of value that is not issued by
a central bank, but is capable of being traded, transferred or stored electronically by regular
individuals and legal persons for the purpose of payment, investment and other forms of utility;
applies cryptographic techniques and uses distributed ledger technology.” The proposed
regulations and a policy on the practices associated with crypto assets are also being
developed further, using that same position paper as inspiration.
Is 1inch Network taxed in South Africa
Yes. According to the Explanatory Memorandum on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill
provided by the South African Revenue Service (SARS), based on the taxation of
cryptocurrencies in countries such as the United States and India, South Africa appears to tax
cryptocurrencies in line with internationals trends. According to the above-mentioned
Amendment Bill, the treatment of capital gains from investment assets, such as property or
cryptocurrency. If an individual derives a gain or loss from the sale of a property held for
investment purposes, the gain or loss will be taxed as part of the individual's taxable income.
Similarly, if an individual disposes of a cryptocurrency, any gain arising from the disposal will be
subject to tax under the provisions of capital gains tax.
Moreover, in accordance with the same mentioned Bill, if a taxpayer is found to be frequently
engaged in cryptocurrency transactions, they could be considered a cryptocurrency trader. In
such a case, the income generated from the cryptocurrency trade will be included in the
taxpayer's taxable income and will be subject to taxation. This means that all the profits made
from buying and selling cryptocurrencies will be considered taxable income and the taxpayer will
be responsible for paying taxes on it.
After you've bought 1inch Network in South Africa
While buying crypto, always consider its uses because there are several ways you can take advantage of cryptocurrency. 1inch can be used for staking, spending, trading, or keeping as an investment. One of the major uses of 1inch is voting inside the network for an update to its protocols. You can also swap 1inch with other coins on the exchange. It can be done if you think the future of another token might be better than 1inch. Furthermore, 1inch can be used as a payment inside games.
One reason that most people would like to buy a coin is to keep it as an investment. 1inch might be a good investment too. However, after buying 1inch, you should always check its price to ensure you are not losing money. It is better to consider an exit point for your investment to avoid any loss. Additionally, you should know that the cryptocurrency world is risky. Thus, never invest money you can’t afford to lose, especially if you are a beginner in this world.
Who can buy 1inch Network in South Africa
In South Africa, there is no restriction on who can buy cryptocurrency. Any individual or entity,
regardless of their age, residency, or nationality, can purchase cryptocurrencies as long as they
have access to the necessary technology and financial resources. It is advisable for crypto
buyers to purchase their desired cryptocurrency assets through exchanges. On this note, our
exchange is a reliable and secure option for individuals looking to purchase cryptocurrencies in
South Africa. Our platform is fully compliant with the law and provides a range of payment
methods for customers to choose from, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, credit card, debit
card, bank transfer, and PayPal. Importantly, our exchange does not charge any transaction
fees for buying or selling cryptocurrencies, making it an affordable and accessible option for
those looking to invest in this asset class. Whether you're a seasoned crypto investor or just
starting out, our exchange provides a convenient and secure way to buy and sell
cryptocurrencies in South Africa.
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Frequently asked questions
The future of a cryptocurrency is not predictable. However, cryptocurrency experts and analysts believe that 1inch would be a good investment if you want to keep it for the long-term. The price of this token has been predicted to rise to $7.76 by 2040.
According to the Explanatory Memorandum on the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill provided by
the SARS, a calculation of income tax or capital gains tax (CGT) with respect to cryptocurrency
transactions will be the same as for any other revenue or CGT calculation because
cryptocurrency transactions are subject to the general principles of South African tax law,
depending on whether the cryptocurrency is held on a revenue or capital account. Also,
according to SARS, a taxpayer may deduct costs related to cryptocurrencies (such as bitcoin
trading tax) so long as they comply with all of the act's requirements.
Yes, you can sell cryptocurrency in South Africa. The quickest and most secure method to sell
your crypto assets in South Africa would be through cryptocurrency exchanges. Our exchange
helps you with this matter in a fast, convenient and cost-effective way as it is user-friendly and
charges no fees for buying and trading your cryptocurrency.
Sergej Kunz and Anton Bukov are the founders of the 1inch network. They were both crypto lovers before creating 1inch. Sergej was a famous YouTuber that worked on creating videos about analyzing the future of cryptocurrencies. Therefore, he was very familiar with this world.
The number of people in South Africa who own cryptocurrency is difficult to determine with
certainty. However, it is estimated that around 4-5% of the population owns some form of
cryptocurrency. This number is expected to grow as awareness and adoption of
cryptocurrencies increases in the country.
Since the 1inch platform operates as a decentralized exchange, it is considered safe because on this type of network the user’s funds are not held directly on the platform, and they don’t require a third party to connect traders.