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TokenTax's Guide to Cryptocurrency Taxes

Here you can learn everything you need to know about bitcoin and crypto taxes. This information is mostly geared towards U.S. filers, but scroll down to see our guides for crypto tax in many other countries.

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Crypto Tax Topics

  1. Crypto Tax Basics
  2. How To Do Your Crypto Taxes
  3. Calculating Your Crypto Taxes
  4. Reporting Cryptocurrency On Your Taxes
  5. Advanced Crypto Tax Situations
  6. Crypto 1099-Ks, Letters 6173/6174/6174-A, and CP2000 Notices
  7. How Does Crypto Tax Work in My Country?

Crypto Tax Basics

In the United States and in many other countries, cryptocurrency is taxed as property or as a capital asset. This means that you owe tax on any gains you realize on your crypto. 

How To Do Your Crypto Taxes

Filing crypto taxes may seem daunting at first, but there’s a software and knowledgable CPAs in the field that can make it an easy process. 

Calculating Your Crypto Taxes

Calculating your capital gain or loss from cryptocurrency is a bit more complicated than with traditional assets (like stocks), but knowing how to calculate your crypto taxes can help — and even reduce the amount of tax you owe. 

Reporting Cryptocurrency On Your Taxes

Learn how to file your crypto capital gains and/or losses on your tax return, as well as how to file an FBAR or amend a past year's return to add crypto.

Advanced Crypto Tax Situations

For crypto experts and experienced investors: learn how taxes work for advanced crypto situations like staking, margin trading, and DeFi.

Crypto 1099-Ks, Letters 6173/6174/6174-A, and CP2000 Notices

Did you get a tax form, letter, or notice regarding your crypto taxes? Don’t worry — read up on what these mean and what action you need to take. 

How Does Crypto Tax Work in My Country?

This guide primarily has applied to U.S. filers, but we also have information on how many other countries also tax cryptocurrencies. 

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