US Crypto Tax FAQs

Confused about Crypto taxes in the US? Here are some answers!

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Written by Sam Adams and George Benton

How should I answer "The Cryptocurrency Question" the IRS added to Schedule 1?

At any time during 2019, did you receive, sell, send, exchange, or otherwise acquire any financial interest in any virtual currency?
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How much crypto tax do I owe?

Calculating how much you owe on crypto trades can be confusing - Here is some more info
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Written by George Benton
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Which taxes apply to cryptocurrency that I have received or earned in the US?

Find out which taxes apply to crypto that you have not “bought”
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Written by George Benton
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What is classed as a taxable event for cryptocurrencies?

Is selling to fiat taxable? Is trading crypto to another crypto a taxable event? Find out here!
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How much profit do I need to have made to be liable for crypto tax?

At what point do you need to start paying tax on your crypto trading?
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Can I use cryptocurrency losses to offset taxable gains?

If you lost money on some cryptocurrency you sold, it could offset any taxes you owe for cryptocurrency you sold for a profit.
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Which cost basis method should I use to calculate cryptocurrency taxes?

FIFO? LIFO? HIFO? Help!
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Written by George Benton
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How should I keep track of my crypto trades for tax purposes?

Find out the information that the IRS requires on your crypto trades in order to file your taxes
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Written by George Benton
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Can I owe more in crypto taxes than the entire value of my crypto portfolio?

Potentially, find out more and what to do in this scenario
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Written by George Benton
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How do forks impact crypto taxation?

Forks can be an unclear area of crypto taxation - we are here to help you understand how to calculate tax owed on forks
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Written by George Benton
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How is staking treated for US crypto taxation?

Staking is an interesting area of cryptocurrency taxation - find out how you should treat it in the US
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Written by George Benton
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