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How to Report Your Deribit Taxes

Coinpanda integrates directly with Deribit to simplify your tax reporting. Learn how to calculate your taxes and generate all required tax documents for Deribit quickly.

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Supported transactions

To calculate your taxes accurately, you must import all transactions from Deribit to Coinpanda. Coinpanda supports the following transactions from Deribit today:

Tx TypeAPI importCSV file upload
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Withdrawalscheck solid greencheck solid green
Realized PnLcheck solid greencheck solid green
Funding costscheck solid greencheck solid green
Trading feescheck solid greencheck solid green
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How to connect Deribit with API

We are only requesting view permissions. This does not give us access to your private keys or the ability to move your funds.

Follow these steps to add your Deribit account to Coinpanda with API:

  1. Hover over the user icon in the top right corner and click ‘API’
  2. Click ‘ADD NEW KEY’
  3. Set all options to ‘read’ and enter a name (Ex: Coinpanda)
  4. Leave the IP Whitelist fields empty and click ‘Create a new API key’
  5. Copy the Client ID and Client Secret to Coinpanda

Coinpanda will automatically aggregate all fees and funding payments into a single daily transaction. This is done to avoid importing thousands of small transactions of insignificant value often provided by the Deribit API. This means that you might see only 100 transactions on Coinpanda instead of 1,000 or 2,000 using another crypto tax platform. The resulting gain/loss will be exactly the same.

How to connect Deribit with CSV

Follow these steps to export your transactions from Deribit:

  1. Hover over the user icon in the top right corner and click ‘Transaction Log’
  2. Select a date range and click ‘Download Logs’
  3. Remember to download the CSV file for all assets (BTC, ETH, ETHW, SOL, USDC) and repeat the previous step
  4. Upload your CSV file(s) to Coinpanda

How are Deribit transactions taxed?

The exact tax implications on Deribit transactions depend on which country you live in and the type of transactions you have made. In general, you must pay either capital gains tax or income tax on your cryptocurrency transactions on Deribit.

  • Capital gains tax: Whenever you sell a cryptocurrency for more than you purchased it for, you generate a capital gain. On the other hand, if you sell the cryptocurrency for less than you paid initially, you have a capital loss, which can offset other gains in most cases.
  • Income tax: Earned cryptocurrency on Deribit, such as staking, interest, bonuses, and referral rewards, is typically seen as taxable income from a tax perspective and must be reported in your tax return.

To learn more about how Deribit transactions are taxed in your country, we recommend reading our in-depth guides to cryptocurrency taxes.

How do I file my Deribit taxes?

First, you must calculate capital gains and income from all taxable transactions on Deribit. When you have this information ready, you can report capital gains and income together with other forms of income such as employment and dividends in your annual tax return.

To calculate your capital gains, you must first export a complete history of all transactions made on Deribit. Once you have this data, you can calculate your capital gains or losses by determining the price at which you bought the cryptocurrency (your cost basis) and the price at which you sold it (your proceeds). Luckily, Coinpanda can help you with this and generate ready-to-file tax forms quickly and easily.

After downloading your Deribit tax statements from Coinpanda, the last step is to report the capital gains and income on your tax return before the deadline. Most countries allow you to self-declare taxes online in 2023, but you can also get help from a professional tax accountant to file taxes for you.

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How do I troubleshoot the imported Deribit transactions to Coinpanda?

While we strive every day to ensure the highest possible accuracy for importing transactions from Deribit to Coinpanda, it can happen that either not all transactions are imported or that some data is imported incorrectly. Some reasons for this can be:

  • Changes in the Deribit API
  • Updated CSV file format
  • Deribit does not provide a complete record of all transactions

To get the best help from Coinpanda support, you must first identify which transactions are missing or incorrectly imported. To do this, we recommend comparing your transaction history on Deribit with the transactions imported into your Coinpanda account. See also our help article with an overview of known exchange API limitations.

The quickest way to get help from our dedicated support team is to send a message in the Live Chat.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Deribit provide tax documents?

No, Deribit does not provide complete and ready-to-file tax documents. This is because Deribit does not have knowledge of your transactions on other exchanges, platforms, or from your self-custody wallets.

How do I get Deribit tax documents?

The easiest way to get tax documents and reports is to connect your Deribit account with Coinpanda which will automatically import your transactions. After that, you can download complete tax reports for Deribit.

Does Deribit provide financial or end-of-year statements?

No, Deribit does not provide a complete financial or end-of-year statement for your crypto transactions. However, you can get this using a crypto tax calculator.

Do I have to pay taxes on Deribit?

Yes, all transactions on Deribit involving the disposal of a crypto asset are in most cases taxable. You must also pay income tax on earned crypto such as staking, interest, or referral rewards.

Is transferring to Deribit taxable?

No, transferring cryptocurrency to Deribit is not taxed as long as you transfer between your personal wallets or exchange accounts.

How do I avoid paying taxes on Deribit?

It is impossible to avoid paying taxes completely on Deribit legally if you live in a country that taxes cryptocurrency. However, there are several ways you can reduce your taxes, such as tax loss harvesting.

Can Deribit calculate my taxes?

Deribit cannot calculate your taxes since it does not have knowledge of your transactions made on other exchanges or platforms. However, if you have only interacted with crypto on Deribit your entire life, it could technically do so.

Is Deribit safe?

Deribit is generally considered to be a safe exchange. Although Deribit follows industry best practices for safety and to prevent malicious attacks, there is always a risk associated with keeping your crypto on centralized third-party exchanges including Deribit.

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