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  1. Arti says:

    Switzerland levies VAT on the supply of goods and services. Income received from replacement instruments will be taxable. Private capital gains will be tax-exempt. The same principles of taxation apply as those applicable to direct investments. A distinction must be made between taxation of the issuer and taxation of the investor. If an employee receives wages or salaries in crypto assets, the employee realises taxable income from employment. This employment income is deemed realised already at the point in time at which the crypto assets are received (thus, not only at the point in time of the exchange of s This employment income is deemed realised already at the point in time at which the crypto assets are received (thus, not only at the point in time of the exchange of such crypto assets into fiat currency).

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