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Is EOS a good investment in United Kingdom?
Known as an "Ethereum killer"; EOS is one of the top 50 largest cryptocurrencies by market cap. EOS coin was released to the market in 2017 with the price of $1.52 per coin. It experienced the lowest price of $0.48 in October of the same year. Supporting smart contracts and the flexibility of this coin made it one of the top cryptocurrencies in 2018 when its price mounted to $22.89. It shows how profitable this investment was for its first year. However, it didn't last long, and the EOS price dropped to $2.15 at the end of the same year. The fluctuations in the price of crypto are normal; you can't always forecast the future based on its past. Other factors can help you analyze if it's the right time to buy EOS.
Crypto experts and analysts predict the future of a coin based on some analysis. Although this price prediction is not guaranteed, it can help you decide if EOS might have a bright future as an investment. Cryptocurrency experts believe that the EOS price may be between $19.07 to $22.91 in 2030. They also claim that EOS might be a profitable long-term investment. But in the short-term, it might be risky. However, no one can tell you if your investment is %100 profitable. It’s better to read more about the history of EOS, how you can use it and what top investors tell you about this coin. Furthermore, if you are a beginner, it’s better to have an exit point for your investment; so if the price of EOS dropped to that number, you sell it to prevent losing your money.
What is EOSIO ?
Although many know this blockchain by the name of EOS, the real name of the blockchain is EOSIO, which was designed by Block.one company. EOSIO is a decentralized blockchain network released in 2017. Its system is very similar to Ethereum, but faster, more flexible, and free of charge. These features made EIOSIO more popular than Ethereum, especially the speed of this network, which allows thousands of transactions per second (tps); compared to the 15 tps of the Ethereum system, EOSIO is really a winner. There are other benefits that the EOISIO system has that make it one of the top decentralized blockchains, including being user-friendly and supporting smart contracts and voting, which are predicted to become so useful in the near future.
Is EOSIO legal to buy in United Kingdom
Yes. According to the definition of crypto assets provided by FCA (Financial Conduct Authority), crypto assets are cryptographically secured digital representations of value or contractual rights that use some type of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and can be transferred, stored or traded electronically. According to the consumers’ investment definition by FCA, buying, selling, investing and making payments through cryptocurrency is legal in the UK. But remember to check before you make a purchase, receive a payment or pay using crypto assets if the deployed crypto assets or services are regulated in the UK. An extensive report on UK’s crypto assets regulations is issued by the HM Treasury, Financial Conduct Authority and the Bank of England.
Is EOSIO taxed in United Kingdom
Yes. According to the tax authority of the U.K. government (HMRC) Crypto Assets Manual, cryptocurrency is taxable in the UK. HMRC are clear that crypto may be subject to both Capital Gains Tax and Income Tax depending on the specific transaction. According to the above-mentioned manual, if you’ve sold your crypto for more than you bought it, you’ll likely pay capital gains tax on the profit. For capital gains from crypto tax-free allowance, you'll pay 10% or 20% tax. If you’re trading huge amounts of crypto, HMRC will think you are a trader and ask you to pay income tax on trading, rather than capital gains taxes. For additional income from crypto over the personal allowance, you'll pay between 20% to 45% in tax. The exact amount you'll pay will depend on the transaction you've made, the tax that applies and the Income Tax band you fall into. See UK’s Crypto Assets Manual for Individuals for more information.
After you've bought EOSIO in United Kingdom
Most people buy coins to keep as an investment. In case you want to buy EOS to sell in the future, you should always keep an eye on the EOS price. Read whitepapers and check the EOS website to know which projects they are working on and what updates they may have on their platform in the future. It’s also recommended to read EOS price predictions to analyze if the future is bright for this coin.
Apart from keeping EOS coins as an investment, there are other ways to use this token. You can trade it with other coins or use it as a payment. However, the seller should accept this coin on its transactions. Thus, if you want to use this coin to purchase something, make sure that it is accepted by the company or brand you are buying the products from. One of the uses of this token is to create decentralized apps. This token can be used in online games to purchase or trade different tools too. EOS also supports smart contracts, which means people can create coded contracts on the EOS platform or use its coin as a payment for that contract.
Who can buy EOSIO in United Kingdom
Anyone can easily purchase cryptocurrencies in the UK through exchanges. There are different payment methods available in the United Kingdom. Some popular payment services are: Apple pay, Google pay, Credit Card, Debit Card, Bank Transfer and PayPal. Our exchange allows cryptocurrency handling through the mentioned services via secure, fast and free of charge transactions.
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Frequently asked questions
That depends on the reason you are buying EOS. If you want to keep it as an investment, check top analysts' and crypto experts’ predictions of EOS. If you want to use it as a digital asset, check what projects and brands accept this coin.
Yes. You won't always pay tax on crypto in the UK. According to the UK government Tax Manual, transactions that are tax free include: When your total gains are under annual tax-free
allowance (£12,300), Gifting crypto-assets to your spouse, transferring cryptocurrency between your own wallets and donating cryptocurrency to charity.
According to HMRC guidelines, when you dispose of crypto-asset exchange tokens (known as cryptocurrency), you may need to pay Capital Gains Tax. Note that you pay Capital Gains Tax when your gains from selling certain assets go over the tax-free allowance.
Analysts have predicted price growth for both the EOS and Cardano in the future. They are performing very close to each other as an investment. They both accept smart contracts and have the same usage. However, Cardano is a bigger network and the fifth largest cryptocurrency by market cap. Therefore, it may be one step ahead of EOS.
According to HMRC tax record guide, crypto investors must declare the following: Type of tokens, date you disposed of them, number of tokens you’ve disposed of, number of tokens you have left, value of the tokens in pound sterling, bank statements and wallet addresses, and records of the pooled costs before and after you disposed of them.
One of the points that EOS has among most of the decentralized blockchain networks is that all the transactions on this platform are free of charge.