Benefits of Frequent Financial Reporting for your Cryptocurrency Activity

We’ve been preparing quarterly financial reports for several clients over the past 12 months and have found the reports and process extremely helpful.  The key benefits are: Addressing reconciliation issues during the year in small chunks rather than once at the end…

Cryptocurrency Tax – Collateral Finance Loans

Cryptocurrency collateral finance loans are becoming increasingly popular. They allow an individual to maintain price exposure to token price fluctuations while providing additional capital (the loan) to utilize (how they choose). An individual deposits cryptocurrency into a contract or an…

NZ Government launched cryptocurrency inquiry to understand benefits and risks

An inquiry into the nature, impact and risk of cryptocurrencies has been announced by Parliament's Finance and Expenditure Committee. It will look into the nature and benefits of cryptocurrencies as well as the risks to both users and Aotearoa as…

Podcast: How cryptocurrency will be taxed with Tim Doyle

Cryptocurrency was once a concept linked to the dark web, apparently untraceable and outside the purview of governments. Obviously, the creators of cryptocurrency never counted on the tenacity of the taxman. We talk to leading cryptocurrency tax consultant Tim Doyle…

How Trading Cryptocurrency Affects Profitability – Part 2 of 2

This is part 2 of our series of articles 'how a trade can go from bad to worse'. We recommend reading part 1 which outlines this core concept, and this latest article builds on the foundational principle. All tokens of…

How a trade can go from bad to worse – tax implications of making cryptocurrency trades – Part 1 of 2

This article outlines how a loss-making crypto trade may result in a combined profit (and subsequent tax to pay). Yes, this may seem strange, almost unfair, and the entire cryptocurrency portfolio including historical cost basis needs to be considered. We…

2021 End of Financial Year Cryptocurrency Tax Checklist

The end of the financial year is 31 March 2021. This article outlines suggested actions for end of year record keeping and accounting. We recommend you action this today! It will save you time, costs, and unnecessary complexities. The financial…