- 26 Oct 2021
- 1 min read
VIDHI WRITES: Why Taxing Cryptocurrencies Is An Uphill Task
Despite multiple reports that say the Bitcoin bubble may burst and the industry might see two to three years of a bitcoin winter, the enthusiasm around cryptocurrencies among Indians doesn’t seem to fade
This opinion was published in Mojo Story on October 26, 2021.
About the Authors
Yeesha is a Senior Resident Fellow at Vidhi, Maharashtra. At Vidhi, she has been involved in projects relating to digitalisation of assessment and dispute resolution under the Income-tax and Goods and Services Tax Law. She has also worked on topics like taxation of cryptocurrencies, wealth-tax and the interplay between tax and investment protection regimes. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2016 and completed her LL.B from K.C. Law College, Mumbai in 2020. Before joining Vidhi, Yeesha worked in the Excise litigation team at Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys, Mumbai. She has also worked as a GST Trainee with Economic Law Practices, Mumbai where she provided consultancy services to clients from the real estate sector focusing on their smooth transition from the erstwhile Indirect tax regime to the GST regime.
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