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Simple Manual CSV Import

Last Updated: June 23 2023

Importing trades

CryptoTaxCalculator allows users to import trades from crypto exchanges that are not currently supported. For simple trades where the fees have already been applied within the trading data, our "Simple Template" may be used to upload data. For more advanced trades, visit our Advanced Manual CSV Guide

Image of Simple Template
Image of Simple Template
In order to import your trade data as per the format above, follow these steps.

  1. Download a copy of the Simple Template
  2. For each trade you would like imported, fill out each of the following columns
    • Timestamp (UTC): This should be in the format YYYY-MM-DD HH:mm:ss
    • Asset Traded: The symbol of the currency or coin that was traded
    • Amount Traded: The amount including fees that was traded
    • Asset Received: The symbol of the currency or coin that was received
    • Amount Received: The amount including fees that was received
  3. Download the template as a Comma Separated Values file (.CSV)
    save as CSV file
    save as CSV file
  4. Login to CryptoTaxCalculator, and navigate to the import section. Enter the name of the exchange, and click on the option to manually upload csv.
  5. Upload the csv file you just saved to import your data

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Shane Brunette


Shane Brunette founded CTC back in 2018 after dealing with his own crypto tax nightmare. He has worked closely with accountants and tax lawyers to make it easy for fellow cryptocurrency users to be tax compliant.

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