Iranian Tax Authority Urges Regulators to Legalize Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Iranian Tax Authority Urges Regulators to Legalize Cryptocurrency ExchangesThe Iranian National Tax Administration (INTA) has put forward a proposal to tax digital asset exchanges operating in the country. The authority calls for the legalization of their activities, fearing restrictions could negatively affect tax collection. Tax Agency Wants to Obtain User Data From Authorized Exchanges Seeing an opportunity to use exchange transactions as a […]

Cryptocurrency Swap Not Banned in Iran, President’s Legal Team Says

Cryptocurrency Swap Not Banned in Iran, President’s Legal Team SaysCurrent regulations do not prohibit the swapping of digital currencies, according to the Iranian Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs. The department has stated its position in correspondence with an ICT industry association which wanted to know what rules apply to cryptocurrency exchange, local media reported. Converting a Cryptocurrency Into Another Is Not Against Iranian Law […]

Cryptocurrency Swap Not Banned in Iran, President’s Legal Team Says

Cryptocurrency Swap Not Banned in Iran, President’s Legal Team SaysCurrent regulations do not prohibit the swapping of digital currencies, according to the Iranian Vice Presidency for Legal Affairs. The department has stated its position in correspondence with an ICT industry association which wanted to know what rules apply to cryptocurrency exchange, local media reported. Converting a Cryptocurrency Into Another Is Not Against Iranian Law […]

Iran Raises Alarm Over Potential Influx of Miners From China

Iran Raises Alarm Over Potential Influx of Miners From ChinaWith the government in Beijing cracking down on their operations, Chinese miners have been on the lookout for other jurisdictions. Providing low-cost energy, Iran has emerged as a prospective destination. However, the country’s state-owned power utility has expressed concerns over a possible influx of miners and illegal imports of mining hardware from China. Tavanir Warns […]

University of Cambridge Bitcoin Mining Map Shows China’s Hashrate Dropped to 46%

University of Cambridge Bitcoin Mining Map Shows China's Hashrate Dropped to 46%After the researchers from the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index (CBECI) project said that the website’s “Bitcoin Mining Map” had not been updated since April 2020, the map has finally been updated. Current data from the mining map shows the coverage goes all the way up until April 2021, and the estimate of China’s hashrate […]

New Bill to Ban Crypto Payments in Iran, Support Mining and Regulate Exchange

New Bill to Ban Crypto Payments in Iran, Support Mining and Regulate ExchangeUrged by the growing popularity of cryptocurrencies, Iranian lawmakers have prepared new legislation to introduce comprehensive rules for the expanding industry. While the bill effectively bans crypto payments in the country, it aims to support cryptocurrency mining and regulate the exchange market. Draft Law Prohibits Crypto Payments in Islamic Republic Members of the Islamic Consultative […]