Other information sought by the CBIC includes the transaction fees charged by exchanges and details of other services rendered, like NFTs and lending services.
Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes announced the initiative in March, saying it was the city’s attempt to attract the global digital asset community.
The European resolution calls for a "clear and broadly accepted definition of crypto assets and for a coherent definition of what would constitute a taxable event."
The summons, often referred to as a "John Doe" summons, seeks information on customers of SFOX who may not have reported their digital currency gains on tax returns.
Taking notes on the mess that hit El Salvador in 2021, Australia decided against taxing digital assets as foreign currency while working on providing clarity on the definition of virtual currencies.
Japanese investors can pay up to 55% in taxes on their digital assets, with firms forced to pay taxes on unrealized gains, leading to capital flight from the country.
Colombia is ramping up its fight against tax evasion with a plan to set up a digital bank currency. The move also seeks to ease consumer transactions and improve payment traceability.
The filings also mention M.Y. Safra Bank, which partnered with SFOX in 2019 to offer its customers cash deposit accounts backed by the FDIC.
The South African Revenue Service defines digital assets as all items stored on a distributed ledger on decentralized networks, including currency and non-currency assets.
The NTS is also looking into individuals using digital assets to evade inheritance and gift taxes, as well as online platforms relocating their servers to tax havens.
The lobby groups specifically asked for the practice of taxing unrealized gains to be removed, while a uniform 20% tax regime with exemptions to allow for unrealized gains to be carried forward.