Is cryptocurrency allowed in South Korea? Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are currently not considered legal tender or financial assets in South Korea, yet the market has grown extensively in the last few years.
Can I buy Bitcoin in South Korea? Coinplug. Coinplug is a Bitcoin exchange based in South Korea. Customers can buy bitcoin by making a bank deposit to one of Coinplug’s virtual bank accounts. Coinplug also operates the okBitcard service which allows bitcoin vouchers to be purchased from any 7-11, Mini Stop or Nautilus ATM across South Korea.
Is crypto taxed in Korea? Once the bill receives approval at the plenary session, the country will begin imposing 20% capital gains tax on any annual gains of more than 2.5 million earned from trading of cryptocurrencies beginning January 2023. The government had earlier said it will start imposing taxes from January next year.
Does South Korea have tax? Tax rates. Net taxable income of resident individuals is taxed at graduated rates ranging from 6 percent to 45 percent (excluding local income surtax). The maximum tax rate is currently 45 percent on income earned over 1, billion Korean won (KRW) effective from 1 January 2021.