WazirX alternate is managed by Zanmai Labs whereas the cryptocurrency ‘WRX’ it offers with is owned by Seychelles-based Binance Investment. WazirX was registered as Zanmai Labs in December 2017 as a home cryptocurrency startup. A authorities assertion mentioned the agency costs a fee on every transaction in cryptocurrency from each purchaser and vendor.
Merchants can transact in rupee or WRX that are bought from the WazirX platform. Transaction in rupee attracts a fee of 0.2% and transaction in WRX attracts a fee of 0.1%. Nonetheless, it paid GST solely on fee earned in rupees and never on fee earned in WRX. “GST on the price of 18% is relevant on these transaction charges. As such, GST of 40.5 crore was not paid, which was paid together with curiosity and penalty on 30.12.21. Whole 49.2 crore has been recovered on the spot from WazirX. Additional investigation is in progress,” the assertion mentioned.
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