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Should I pay taxes for trading forex as a full-time retail trader?

Trading forex is my full time job, I am assuming there are no taxes on capital gains so do I still pay them?

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    You legally don’t need to declare and pay taxes but in the instance where you may decide to own a house or take up a housing loan you will need to show proof of income to the banks. Unless you decide to pay for the house in cash. Look beyond paying tax just for the sake of it and more at the benefits in it for you.

    2019.08.01 18:0

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