How to Report Your Kraken Taxes

Coinpanda has direct integration with Kraken to simplify tracking your trades and tax reporting. Calculate your taxes and generate all required tax reports and forms easily.

API import CSV file import

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Supported transaction types

It is important that you import all transactions from Kraken to Coinpanda to calculate your taxes accurately. Coinpanda supports the following transaction types from Kraken today:

Tx TypeAPI importCSV file upload
Deposits
Withdrawals

Trades

Realized PnL (Margin)

Interest (Margin)
Staking Rewards
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Import trades automatically with API

We are only requesting view permissions. This does not give us access to your private keys nor the ability to move your funds.

To add your Kraken account to Coinpanda, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the API keys page by clicking your username at the top right corner, then ‘Security’, and then ‘API’.
    (https://www.kraken.com/u/security/api)
  2. Click ‘Add key’, and enter Coinpanda in the ‘Key description’ field on the next page.
  3. Enable permissions for the following:
    – Query Funds
    – Query Closed Orders & Trades
    – Query Ledger Entries
    – Export Data
  4. Leave the options below unchecked, and click ‘Generate key’.
  5. Copy your API Key and Private Key to Coinpanda.

September 8th, 2021 – Important update
After the latest Kraken API update, you will need to give permissions for “Export Data” while creating API keys. You can also change the permissions for keys created earlier.

You will see the error “0 transactions imported” if this permission is not activated.

Upload a CSV file to Coinpanda

You can import both the Ledgers and Trades CSV files to Coinpanda. Please note that ONLY the Ledgers file will import deposits, withdrawals, and transactions from margin trading.

Ledgers CSV (Recommended)

  1. Click ‘History’ in the top bar on the Kraken dashboard page.
    (https://www.kraken.com/u/history/ledger)
  2. Click the ‘Export’ tab.
  3. From the dropdown, select ‘Ledgers’. Then select your time range.
  4. Click ‘Select All’ to select all fields.
  5. Click ‘Submit’ and then download the CSV file when ready.
  6. Upload your CSV file to Coinpanda.

Trades CSV

  1. On the same page, select ‘Trades’ in the dropdown instead of ‘Ledgers’.
  2. Click ‘Select All’ to select all fields.
  3. Click ‘Submit’ and then download the CSV file when ready.
  4. Upload your CSV file to Coinpanda.

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