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Gala Games is an emerging blockchain-based gaming platform that offers decentralized gaming solutions and monetization. This platform aims to lead the path of the gaming industry in a different direction. The goal of the Gala project is to remove the obstacles that players face in connection with the blockchain gaming platforms. Gala Games is one of the game ecosystems where you can earn money by playing games. Currently, this ecosystem hosts the largest network of gaming nodes in the world. The platform offers a network of player-owned blockchain games with a focus on community participation and decentralization. Gala (GALA) is a native token of the Gala Games platform and a token with the ERC-20 standard. Gala is recognized as the main digital asset and the most secure payment method in the Gala Games ecosystem. This token is used to purchase in-game items and payments, peer-to-peer payments, reward Gala node performers, etc.
What is Gala ?
GALA is the crypto symbol for the utility token used in the Gala Games, a blockchain ecosystem. GALA is recognized as the main digital asset and the most secure payment method in the Gala Games platform. By entering the GALA symbol in any exchange's cryptocurrency search field, you can quickly look up this cryptocurrency.
Learn more on Gala official website.
Is Gala 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 Gala 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 Gala in South Africa
The GALA token serves as the main instrument and governance token for the Gala Games platform. Users receive rewards and pay fees with these tokens. This currency is in a very high safety position in terms of cryptography. Gala currency can be transferred between users of the ecosystem, and in a way, Gala Games users get power from it. You can also use GALA to trade and send money to friends and family globally. You may also trade GALA tokens for Tether (USDT), Binance USD (BUSD), Bitcoin (BTC), and Ethereum (ETH).
Who can buy Gala 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 Gala Games network is designed to support the newest and most comprehensive Metaverse environments. It seeks to provide more fun games with blockchain technology. This means that you can play games to earn money. Allowing users to convert and trade their digital assets in and out of the gaming ecosystem is also another valuable feature of the platform. The major advantage of Gala is that it can incorporate a real economy into its games and developers can create items with real money value in multiple games using this technology. Nowadays platforms such as Gala have some big money-making games. In addition, Gala currencies can be sold on the open market.
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.
GALA is available for less than a dollar. It is not divided in units smaller than 1 GALA. Therefore, the smallest unit available to purchase would be 1 Gala coin. Using our exchange, you can begin purchasing GALA for just $10.
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.
With the help of a GALA wallet. The wallet lets you see your balance, initiate transactions, and connect to other applications. The wallet is just a tool to manage all the various aspects of your account. To access your GALA wallet, you will need to know the private key that you get when you set up the wallet. If you are using a third-party wallet provider, then they manage the private key for you and provide security measures to keep those funds safe. Some of the safety features of your GALA wallet include: Two-factor authentication (2FA), The ability to lock and unlock withdrawals at will, multi-chain support and Customer support. You can also keep your GALA in your wallet on our exchange service. This can make trading simpler if you’re making short-term investments. Even though this wallet allows you to store your cryptocurrency, it is best to avoid using either the exchange wallet or the GALA wallet if you intend to hold GALA for a long time. A hardware wallet is the option that is the safest.