Is crypto still banned in China? Last year, China’s government banned cryptocurrency trading and mining in one of the world’s most intense crackdowns. But China’s government is pursuing other uses of blockchain technology and non-fungible tokens (NFTs)—as long as the technology stays under its control.
Is government going to regulate cryptocurrency? Under a potential new law that has been considered by lawmakers, companies that facilitate crypto trades would be required to report tax information about those trades to the IRS (just as brokers of traditional investments like stocks do) starting in the 2024 tax season.
Is it illegal to trade cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency exchanges are legal in the United States and fall under the regulatory scope of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). In practice, this means that cryptocurrency exchange service providers must register with FinCEN, implement an AML/CFT program, maintain appropriate records, and submit reports to the authorities.
Is Coinbase legal in Hawaii? In particular, Coinbase announced that it was suspending its business in Hawaii, due to the state imposing certain reserve requirements on cryptocurrency exchange. As Coinbase is a popular choice for Americans looking to buy Bitcoin, this can lead some Hawaiians to doubt Bitcoin’s legal status.
Can I trade bitcoin with Turkey? Coinbase is available to Turkish residents. However, Turkish users cannot use Coinbase as a fiat on- or off-ramp, i.e. there is no way to buy or sell cryptocurrencies on Turkish Coinbase. Users can only convert between different assets and use their Coinbase account as a wallet.