South Koreans hold a total of 131 trillion won ($99 billion) worth of virtual assets outside the country, the National Tax Service said in documents posted Wednesday.
That's 70% of all reported overseas assets, the tax service said. A total of 1,432 individuals and corporations reported that they held crypto accounts overseas. The country has a population of just under 52 million, according to World Bank data.
South Korea introduced a mandatory reporting requirement this year, Yonhap News reported. The tax law requires nationals to declare in June if they have more than 500 million won in accounts abroad, it said.
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