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Cryptocurrency tax software: What options are available?

With the year rapidly coming to a close, some people have already started preparing their tax returns.

Even though we’re still far away from any tax deadlines in some jurisdictions, I’m of the opinion that you’re better safe than sorry.

As such, I thought it would be a good time to discuss what cryptocurrency tax software is available on the market.

In this article, I will cover three pieces of accounting and tax software that can assist you with your crypto tax endeavours.

This list is not exhaustive, and there are of course a number of choices out there. You should always do your own research and choose the option that is best suited to your needs.

CryptoTrader.tax

CryptoTrader.tax helps cryptocurrency traders calculate their capital gains/loss exposure in minutes. The simple interface makes it easy to import your trades and make sure that you’re not overpaying on your taxes.

The CryptoTrader.Tax platform focuses on the US market and currently supports over 20 direct connections to exchanges like Coinbase, Bittrex, Gemini, Binance, and Poloniex.

Users can also upload their trading data using CryptoTrader’s generic exchange template. After importing your trades, CryptoTrader will calculate your tax liability using a similar method to accountants across the industry.

Once the tax exposure has been calculated, users are provided easily exportable tax documents for filing, including IRS forms and a cryptocurrency income statement.

In addition, CryptoTrader creates an audit trail that details every single calculation used in your tax filing to work out your net cost basis and proceeds.

CoinTracker

CoinTracker is a hybrid crypto asset tracker and tax reporting platform. The platform automatically syncs your asset balances and transactions from your exchange accounts or local wallets, providing up-to-date information about all of your cryptocurrency activities.

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