South Korean Ruling Party Contemplates Postponing Crypto Tax in a Bid to Regain Younger Votes

Tuesday 04 May 2021, 4:18 PM AEST - 1 week ago

South Korean Ruling Party Contemplates to Postpone Crypto Tax Timing in a Bid to Regain Younger Votes

South Korean political parties are now battling to catch younger votes amid the tough stance among higher government spheres toward digital currencies. As voters are disappointed by how parties are handling the issue, one of them has taken a step forward by talking about the forthcoming crypto tax.

The Democratic Partys Expectations on Cryptocurrencies

According to Dailian, South Koreas Democratic Party members suggested that delaying the crypto taxation policy set to go live in 2022 should not be entirely discarded. The party, which is the ruling one in the country, believes a crypto tax is premature.

Moreover, Koh Yong Jin, the Secretary of the ruling party of the National Assemblys Strategy and Finance Committee, stated theyre contemplating ways to postpone the timing of the new financial rules on cryptocurrencies. Ill hear if its right to delay, he said.

On the other hand, Jang Kyung-tae, the head of the National Youth Committee of the Democratic Party, pointed out that the important thing is that virtual currency is recognized as a ladder of asset formation by young people in 2030.

At the end of April, both South Koreas finance minister and Deputy Prime Minister angered once again domestic traders, insisting that cryptocurrencies are not monetary or financial assets.

In South Korea, younger voters have been typically in favor of the Democratic party, instead of the Peoples Power Party, which is the current politicals opposition force.

Power Party lawmakers have also accused the Democrats of betraying youngers with such crypto policies. The next presidential elections will take place in 2022.

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Comments came right after Eun Sung-soo, the head of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), added fuel to the fire, as he claimed that cryptocurrencies had no intrinsic value whatsoever.

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