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Italian Parliament Approves 26% Crypto Tax in 2023 Budget Law

  • The Italian Parliament imposed a 26% capital tax on crypto gains as part of the 2023 budget bill, enacted on Dec. 29.
  • Senators approved a 26% aliquot on crypto gains exceeding 2,000 euros ($2,060) for a tax period on Dec. 24.
  • The proposal considers taxing the free transfer of cryptocurrencies and the fees crypto exchanges and other crypto companies charge to facilitate cryptocurrency transactions.
  • The approved document offers incentives for taxpayers to reveal crypto holdings, including amnesty on profits, a 3.5% “substitute tax,” and a 0.5% annual fine.