So a Harmony node just joined the Casper FFG testnet: http://188.8.131.52:3000/
— Vitalik "Not giving away ETH" Buterin (@VitalikButerin) March 1, 2018
“Russia has reportedly said that it will legalise the cryptocurrency market by the summer, at the instruction of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. In a report from Russia’s Parliament Newspaper, it states that the new legislation will take effect on the 1st July, 2018. According to the report, two draft laws have been prepared by the […].
Cryptocurrencies are equal (treated under certain circumstances) to legal tender. This is Statement of the German government in a new 27.02.2018 VAT law. I think this could bee the way how G20 will discuss cryptos for whole EU.
Linked to the PDF on Minster of Finance site (in German) with original text:
Summary taken from https://twitter.com/Hofbraeuer/status/969135461452132352?s=19:
- Converting crypto to fiat is VAT free
- Mining is VAT free
- in game currencies are not equal to fiat
- exchanges are not always VAT free
- Cryptocurrencies are equal to fiat if they are used as payment and both sides agreed.