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Crypto industry wants 0.1% TDS, Sebi-like regulator in Budget 2023

Some industry experts also suggested that gains in the crypto industry should be allowed to be offset against losses


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Raghav Aggarwal New Delhi
Apart from reducing the tax deducted at source (TDS) rate on crypto's transfer from the current 1 per cent to 0.1 per cent, the Centre must set up a regulator for the industry much like the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) in the upcoming Budget 2023, experts told Business Standard.

Currently, a person is mandated to pay a 30 per cent tax on withdrawal and an additional 1 per cent TDS on the transfer of crypto assets in India. It was introduced in the last Budget by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

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First Published: Jan 17 2023 | 6:52 PM IST

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