Welcome to this guide about how to report and pay crypto taxes with Cointracking. Contracking is a software that can analyze all your cryptocurrency trades.
By analyzing all your trades it can easily create tax reports which is the main focus in this article.
Cointracking can be used for many other purposes like generating real-time reports and keep track of your trading results across many different exchanges and wallets.
What is Cointracking?
CoinTracking analyzes your trades and generates real-time reports on profit and loss, the value of your coins, realized and unrealized gains, reports for taxes and much more.
With the prices for 8596 coins and assets, you’ll always have a complete overview.
What are crypto tax reports?
Crypto tax reports are statements, or summaries, of you cryptocurrency profits and losses.
How to report and pay crypto taxes with Cointracking?
Lets go through, step-by-step, how to report and pay crypto taxes with Cointracking.
1. How to Sign Up with Cointracking?
Click on the button below and sign up with the orange button Login/Register.
2. Login to Cointracking and import data
Login into to your account and start to import data from your exchanges.
Find the “Enter coins” tab in the header menu and here you same some alternatives
- Overview and Manual import
- Exchange Imports (CSV)
- Exchange Imports (API)
- Wallet Imports
- Bulk Imports
3. Set API on Cointracking
Here, we will explain how you can automatically import your cryptocurrency trading data to Cointracking by using an API.
You need to set an API per exchange you want automatically import data from.
This is done by generating and API key from Cointracking and create an API on the exchange. After you have logged into the exchange you enter the API key created from Cointracking.
This are, step-by-step, instructions for each exchange. You go to “Enter Coins” and then “Exchange Imports (API)”.
Here, you can choose between all available exchanges. If you can´t find the exchange your are looking for Cointracking doesn´t support API import for that particular exchange.
4. Create a tax report on Cointracking
First, you must login to your account to be able to create tax reports on Cointracking.
Once you are logged in you want to look after “Tax Report” tab in the header menu.
Here you will find several alternatives
- Tax Report
- Tax Information
5. Set criteria for tax report on Cointracking
When you for the tax report creation in Cointracking you will be asked a lot of questions.
Since there are so many differences between countries you must know what your specific country is asking for in terms of crypto taxes.
Below you can see a screenshot on all questions you need to answer before Cointracking can create an accurate tax report for you.