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How do I import my cryptocurrency transactions into TurboTax?

SOLVEDby TurboTax1052Updated 3 weeks ago

You can now import your cryptocurrency transactions from more than 15 different cryptocurrency services directly into TurboTax. Crypocurrency transactions are only supported in TurboTax Online and the TurboTax mobile app at this time. Here’s how.

  1. Sign in to TurboTax, and open or continue your return
  2. In the Wages and Income section under Investments and Savings (or Investment Income), select Start or Revisit next to Crypto (1099-B)
  3. On the next screen, you may see Did you sell any of these investments in 2021? or Time to kick off your investments!, select either Yes or Okay!
  4. Select Let’s import! on the We can make this faster screen
    1. If, instead, you see the Get ready to be impressed screen, select Continue
  5. Select your crypto exchange from the list on the Let’s import your tax info screen or use the search bar to search for your crypto exchange
    1. Note: Imports can take up to 3 minutes to complete
  6. Once selected, your crypto transactions are pulled into TurboTax
  7. Review your cryptocurrency transaction info on the Your investments and savings (or Your investment sales summary) screen
    1. Note: Depending on the exchange you import from, your transactions may be labeled with Needs review. To review, open your exchange and compare the info listed with the info imported into TurboTax. When you’re done reviewing, select Continue to complete the import process

TurboTax supports imports from these cryptocurrency services.

  • Robinhood
  • Coinbase
  • Coinbase Pro
  • Gemini
  • Binance.US
  • Crypto.com
  • Kraken
  • Uphold
  • Celsius
  • Bittrex
  • FTX.US
  • CoinTracker
  • BitStamp
  • Gate.io
  • CEX.IO
  • Poloniex
  • Bitfinex
  • HitBTC

We’re working to support more exchanges in the future.

The easiest and fastest way to get your crypto transactions into TurboTax is by using the import method. If you’d rather download a CSV file from your crypto service and upload it to TurboTax, here’s how.

  1. Sign in to TurboTax, and open or continue your return
  2. In the Wages and Income section under Investments and Savings (or Investment Income), select Start or Revisit next to Crypto (1099-B)
  3. On the next screen, you may see Did you sell any of these investments in 2021? or Time to kick off your investments!, select either Yes or Okay!
  4. On the We can make this faster screen, select Enter a different way, and then select Cryptocurrency on the following screen
    1. If, instead, you’re asked to select an investment type, select Cryptocurrency
    2. You’ll then see the Get ready to be impressed screen. Select Continue, then select Try another way
  5. Select Upload on the Select your crypto experience screen 
  6. On the What’s the name of the crypto service you used screen, select your crypto service from the dropdown menu 
  7. After downloading your CSV file from your crypto service, upload it on the Go ahead and upload your crypto CSV file screen 
    1. Note: Make sure your file extension is .csv
  8. Review your uploaded crypto information

TurboTax supports CSV files uploaded from these cryptocurrency services.

  • Bitcoin.Tax
  • BitTaxer
  • Coinbase
  • CoinTracker
  • CoinLedger
  • Robinhood
  • TokenTax
  • ZenLedger

Follow these steps if the import option didn’t work for you or you’d prefer to manually enter your crypto transactions.

  1. Sign in to TurboTax, and open or continue your return
  2. In the Wages and Income section under Investments and Savings (or Investment Income), select Start or Revisit next to Crypto (1099-B)
  3. On the next screen, you may see Did you sell any of these investments in 2021? or Time to kick off your investments!, select either Yes or Okay!
  4. On the We can make this faster screen, select Enter a different way, and then select Cryptocurrency on the following screen
    1. If, instead, you’re asked to select an investment type, select Cryptocurrency
    2. You’ll then see the Get ready to be impressed screen. Select Continue, then select Try another way
  5. Select Type it in myself on the Select your crypto experience screen 
  6. On the Let’s enter your crypto tax info screen, search for your cryptocurrency exchange 
  7. On the Did you get a 1099-B screen, answer accordingly
    1. If you didn’t get a 1099-B, skip to step 11
  8. Continue answering the interview questions to help us determine the best way to enter your transactions, then select Continue 
  9. Depending on your answers, we’ll recommend either entering your sales One by one or as Sales section totals 
  10. If you answered yes to getting a 1099-B in step 7, we’ll help you find your sales on your form. Then select Continue
  11. Enter your sale information on the next screen, then select Continue
  12. Review your sales information. Repeat these steps for any additional transactions

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