Good News for Crypto Investors from the UK


The UK will implement crypto tax relief for foreigners using local brokers for crypto trading.

The tax exemption, announced in December, is part of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s plans to turn the UK into a crypto hub.

UK to Apply Tax Exemption

The UK is applying tax exemptions for foreign investors who buy crypto through local investment managers or brokers from Sunday.

government tax arm HM Revenue and Customs“This exemption is an important factor in attracting global investors, meaning foreign investors will not incur UK tax simply by appointing UK-based investment managers,” he said in an email to CoinDesk.

The email also included:

“To improve the UK’s position as an investment management centre, this exemption has been extended to include crypto assets so that funds containing them will not cease to appoint UK directors.”

Parliament is discussing the sweeping Financial Services and Markets Bill, which, if enacted, would give local financial regulators greater powers over crypto. The UK Treasury also plans to launch a consultation on how the crypto sector can be regulated in the coming weeks.


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