Kevin Helms / Bitcoin News:
Germany’s Ministry of Finance confirms that the sale of crypto assets is tax-free as long as they’re held for over a year, even if used for staking and lending — The German Ministry of Finance has published a letter officially confirming that the sale of crypto assets is tax-free after one year …
Decentralized routes of lending and borrowing through smart contracts are allowing DeFi finally to overthrow the traditional finance sector.
HashStack has just released the public testnet of its Open protocol, the world’s first-ever DeFi lending protocol to offer under-collateralized loans.
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Yueqi Yang / Bloomberg:
Goldman Sachs has extended its lending service to offer cash loans using Bitcoin as collateral, signalling Wall Street is further embracing cryptocurrencies — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. offered its first ever lending facility backed by Bitcoin, in a significant step for a major U.S. bank …