What to be aware of when using cryptocurrencies in benefits

You may be among the increasing number of people taking Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as benefits. For some, the potential for capital growth makes some form of salary sacrifice in favour of a cryptocurrency very appealing. But there are risks, and many people may not realise cryptocurrencies are still taxable.

BKL tax partner Geraint Jones explains more in this article for Employee Benefits.

Our cryptocurrency tax page has more information on how we can help you.



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