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March 30, 2023, 11:17 AM

Denmark’s Supreme Court Rules That Bitcoin Profits Are Taxable

Christian Wienberg
Christian Wienberg
Bloomberg News

Denmark’s Supreme Court ruled that profits made from the sale of Bitcoin are taxable in two decisions which may set a precedence for cryptocurrency investments in the Nordic country.

The verdicts, which found that investing in the digital currency is speculative in nature, uphold the decisions of the lower courts, the Supreme Court in Copenhagen said on Thursday.

“The Supreme Court assumes that Bitcoin are generally only acquired with a view to being sold and, to a limited extent, to be used as a means of payment,” the court said.

One case involved profits from the sale of Bitcoin that ...

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