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Does eToro Report to HMRC?

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Cryptocurrency exchanges around the world are starting to report more and more information to government agencies. In this guide, we analyze eToro’s tax reporting policies within United Kingdom. We’ll also break down a simple way to report your eToro taxes in minutes.

Does eToro report to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)?

HMRC has requested UK taxpayer information from the largest exchanges operating within the country, including eToro in 2019. While it has not been confirmed whether CEX.IO complied with the requests of HMRC, other prominent exchanges such as Coinbase have stated that they cooperated by turning over transaction details for users who received more than £5,000 worth of crypto on its platform.

What does HMRC do with the information that eToro provides?

HMRC has used data matching to crack down on crypto tax fraud. By using information provided by exchanges like eToro, HMRC is able to track crypto transactions and identify individuals who have not met their tax obligations.

Do I have to pay taxes on my eToro transactions?

Yes. In the UK, your transactions on eToro or other platforms are subject to capital gains tax and ordinary income tax. 

If you’ve earned or disposed (ex. Sold or traded away cryptocurrency) during the year, you’ll have a tax liability to report to HMRC. 

For more information, check out our complete UK guide to cryptocurrency taxes

Is eToro legal in the UK?

Yes. eToro operates legally in the UK.

How do I avoid eToro taxes in the UK?

Remember, there is no way to legally evade your taxes in the UK. However, tools like tax-loss harvesting and cryptocurrency tax software can help you save thousands of dollars legally. 

For more information, check out our guide on how to avoid crypto tax in the UK

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