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Taxation on the purchase and sale of precious metals varies by country

Instead of physical gold, an investment in gold shares is also a good way to profit from a rising gold price.

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In Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Great Britain, Ireland, Spain or Canada there is no tax on the purchase of gold. If you sell your gold, you have to pay 11.5 percent tax in France, for example, plus a capital gains tax. Under certain conditions, taxes are due on the sale in Italy or Great Britain, for example. Not so in Germany, as soon as the gold is held for more than 12 months. There is also no VAT on gold when purchased, but this does not apply to silver. If one buys silver, 19 percent taxes are due, except for common silver investment coins, where dealers can apply the so-called differential taxation.

In the USA, Ohio has just become the 41st state to end sales taxes on gold and silver as of July 1. This pleases investors and also precious metals dealers in Ohio, who thus become more competitive with dealers in neighboring states. Taxes on purchases have already been eliminated since 2019. So far, 40 states in the U.S. have eliminated some or all sales taxes. Because, the arguments go, this is unfair to savers and investors. Silver and gold are held as savings. Also, the purchase of shares, bonds, ETFs or currencies is also not taxed.

The taxation of precious metals would also be harmful for citizens who want to protect their assets, for example, from inflation. There are still nine states in the USA that tax the monetary metals, thus punishing their citizens - this should not be. 

No problem arises with the acquisition of gold or silver shares in this country. This is another way of protecting one's assets and cheating the devaluation of assets. 
In the silver sector, for example, there is Summa Silver - - with the Hughes property in Nevada and the Mogollon property in New Mexico. 
In the gold sector, Victoria Gold is convincing. Its Dublin Gulch gold property covers 555 square kilometers and is located in the Yukon Territory in Canada. Gold has been produced here in the past.

Current corporate information and press releases from Victoria Gold ( and Summa Silver (
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