Cryptocurrencies are unregulated in the UK. Cryptocurrency profits may be subject to Capital Gains Tax. The value of investments is variable and can go down as well as up.
USDC is a US-dollar pegged stablecoin built on the Ethereum network. At all times the value of a single USDC token is one US dollar, hence the term stablecoin.
For every USDC in existence, CENTRE – an open source project bootstrapped by Coinbase and Circle – guarantees that there is one US dollar sitting in their reserves. USDC is, in essence, a tokenized dollar, permitting holders to make transactions on the crypto markets as if they were using actual US dollars.
There are a number of fully licensed, registered issuers of USDC and their US dollar holdings are audited monthly to ensure that the USDC network remains fully backed at all times.
CoinJar’s digital currency exchange services are operated by CoinJar UK Limited (company number 8905988), registered by the Financial Conduct Authority as a Cryptoasset Exchange Provider and Custodian Wallet Provider in the United Kingdom under the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, as amended (Firm Reference No. 928767).
Cryptoassets carry high risk. Due to the potential volatility of the cryptoasset markets, the value of your investments may fall significantly and lead to total loss. Cryptoassets are complex and are unregulated in the UK, and you are unable to access the Financial Service Compensation Scheme or the Financial Ombudsman Service. We use third party banking, safekeeping and payment providers, and the failure of any of these providers could also lead to a loss of your assets. We recommend you obtain financial advice before making a decision to use your credit card to purchase cryptoassets or to invest in cryptoassets. Capital Gains Tax may be payable on profits.
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