Is it illegal to buy cryptocurrency in India? Is Cryptocurrency Legal in India? Taxing cryptocurrencies does not give them legal status in the country, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman clarified in the Parliament. It’s the country’s sovereign right to tax cryptocurrency transactions.
Is crypto currency now legal in India? The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the union government have not given any sort of recognition to cryptocurrencies and, therefore, they are not legal in the country right now, the minister of state for finance, told reporters in Indore.
Is WazirX legal in India? However, it doesn’t mean that you can’t trade in cryptocurrencies legally. Exchanges like WazirX operate on self-imposed regulations, where one is held to the same standards as a traditional exchange.
Is crypto taxable in India? From being called speculative products to ‘virtual digital assets’ (VDAs), cryptocurrencies have come a long way. From April 1, India introduced a tax on all VDAs. The law states that any income earned from the transfer of digital assets would be taxed at 30 per cent with no deductions or exemptions.