The Finance Ministry has proposed to imprison for failure to report transactions for cryptomelane Saveliev | 12.11.2020
To sentence the owners of the cryptocurrency to imprisonment in case they do not report to the tax on transactions worth more than 15 million rubles a year.
According to RBC with reference to a package of amendments to the criminal and
Criminal procedure codes, the proposal includes fines of up to 2 million rubles, compulsory works for a term up to five years or deprivation of liberty for a term up to three years for undeclared
cryptocurrency — if the owner fails to report to tax twice in three years on operations in the amount of 45 million rubles in equivalent. Also the punishment may follow the provision of false
However, the Agency proposes to fine in the amount up to 300 thousand rubles, sentenced to forced labor for a term up to two years or arrest for a term up to six months for Commission of operations
the amount of 15 million At the same time for illicit cryptocurrency, citizens face only a fine from 50 thousand to 100 thousand rubles, officials — from 100 thousand to one million rubles, legal entities — from
200 thousand to 2 million rubles.
For the use of crypto-currencies as means of payment for goods and services proposed to fine for the sum from 20 thousand to 200 thousand rubles for citizens, for officials — from 50 thousand to 400 thousand
rubles, for legal entities — from 100 thousand to one million rubles.
Report to the Ministry of Finance offers on:
transactions with her
the balance in the wallets
if the amount committed for the year transactions exceeds 600 thousand rubles
Also cryptogenic and miners should be directed by the Federal financial monitoring service information on transactions with digital currencies. The penalty for failure to provide information on the foregoing items will be 50
thousand. For inaccurate information — 10% of the greater of the two amounts (debit or credit), but for tax evasion — 40% of the amount unpaid. However, to comply with legal
regulation of digital currency will be recognized as assets.
According to experts, criminal penalties and imprisonment for not informing the state about that person is the owner of a cryptocurrency is an excessive measure. Note that for the illegal sharing of
bitcoins for grey cryptoamnesia responsibility is not provided.