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Is XRP a good investment in Sweden?
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.
Is Ripple legal to buy in Sweden
Yes. According to an overview of fintech and crypto-assets document by the Financial Stability
Department of Sweden, cryptocurrencies are digital assets which can be bought, sold,
transferred and held and used mainly as speculative investments; which means that they are
bought in the hope that they will gain value. According to the above-mentioned document,
legislation aimed at counteracting money laundering and terrorist financing is often applicable
also for crypto-assets and related operations.
Is Ripple taxed in Sweden
Yes. According to the declaration by the Supreme Administrative Court in Sweden,
cryptocurrencies are not considered similar to foreign currencies, shares, or equities from a tax
perspective. Instead, cryptocurrencies are viewed as other assets and are taxed according to
Chapter 52 of the Swedish Income Tax Act. According to the mentioned tax act, your
cryptocurrency activity may be subject to three different types of taxes: Capital Gains Tax,
Income tax and Interest Income Tax. As could be taken from the tax act, cryptocurrency sales
are subject to capital gain tax of 30% rate on the profits you make. If you have earned crypto for
some form of service or work, then you need to pay typical income tax, but if you decide to hold
the cryptocurrency that you received, then you will need to pay capital gains tax on the profits or
losses that can happen when you sell them. If you have received crypto in the form of loan
interest or staking rewards, then you will be subject to interest income tax at a rate of 30%. It is
highly recommended to consult a professional on the details of your taxations.
After you've bought Ripple in Sweden
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 Sweden
Anyone can easily buy, sell, convert, hold and trade cryptocurrencies using one of the many
cryptocurrency exchanges available in Sweden. Many payment services are accessible in
Sweden through which you can purchase crypto assets; namely: Apple pay, Google pay, Credit
Card, Debit Card, Bank Transfer and PayPal. Our exchange supports all of the mentioned
payment services and provides quick, secure and free of charge transactions in Sweden.
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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.
Yes. According to the Swedish Income Tax Act, selling cryptocurrency will require you to
declare capital gains tax no matter a profit or loss. Note that, it is important that you calculate
the selling price in local currency at the time of sale.
Yes. According to the Swedish Income Tax Act, there are no taxations for buying crypto assets.
But you have to make sure that you keep documentation of the purchase price of the crypto
asset for it to be added to your average cost basis.
No. You should buy at least 20 ripples to activate the XRP wallet.
It is estimated that 1.88% of the citizens in Sweden, about 196,948 people, own some form of
crypto assets in their possession.
Chris Larsen and Jed McCaleb are the founders of Ripple network and its token “XRP”.