Kazakhstan might shut down Bitcoin mining

    Kazakhstan, which became a Bitcoin mining hub in the wake of the Chinese crypto miner exodus, might temporarily have to shut Bitcoin mining operations in certain regions, as the country is facing an electricity crunch in South Kazakhstan that intensifies in winter. According to CoinGape, Kazakhstan’s share of the world’s Bitcoin mining rose 6x this…

    Kazakhstan will tax crypto mining since 2022

    The Kazakhstan authority has introduced a new law regarding cryptocurrency mining taxation. The officials published a statement saying that the signed law is expected to come into effect in January 2022 and to generate billions of tenge to the national budget. Kazakhstan joins Iran in taxing the mining industry, given the lucrative potential for business….