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Does Ledger Report to the CRA?

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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 Ledger’s tax reporting policies within Canada. We’ll also break down a simple way to report your Ledger taxes in minutes.

Does Ledger report to the Canada Revenue Agency? (CRA)

At this time, hardware wallets like Ledger do not report to tax agencies like the CRA. 

However, it’s important to remember that transactions on blockchains like Ethereum are publicly visible and permanent. Tax agencies around the world analyze blockchain transactions to match ‘anonymous wallets’ to known investors. 

Do I have to pay taxes on my Ledger transactions?

Yes. In Canada, your transactions on Ledger  are subject to income and capital gains tax. 

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

For more information, check out our complete Canada guide to cryptocurrency tax. 

Is Ledger legal in Canada?

Hardware wallets like Ledger are legal in Canada. 

How do I avoid Ledger taxes in Canada?

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

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

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