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Does Kucoin 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 KuCoin’s tax reporting policies within United Kingdom. We’ll also break down a simple way to report your KuCoin taxes in minutes.

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

HMRC has requested UK taxpayer information from the largest exchanges operating within the country. While it has not been confirmed whether Kucoin has complied with 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 Kucoin provides?

HMRC has used data matching to crack down on crypto tax fraud. By using information provided by exchanges like Kucoin, 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 Kucoin transactions?

Yes. In the UK, your transactions on Kucoin 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 Kucoin legal in the UK?

Kucoin has many UK users. However, the company is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

How do I avoid Kucoin 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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