In 2020, Coinbase will begin issuing the IRS 1099-MISC form to U.S. customers.
In addition, U.S. customers were required to report their gains and losses to the IRS.
However, non-US customers will not receive any forms from Coinbase.
Then, they need to download Coinbase transaction history for local tax obligations.
Users are given the option to download transaction history on Coinbase.
But you can only check the transaction history on coinbase’s website and not on the mobile app.
This is because the mobile app does not support it.
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In this guide, you will learn how to download Coinbase transaction history (for taxes) to Coinbase’s website.
How to Download Coinbase Transaction History
To download Coinbase’s transaction history, you need to go to the “Reports” page on the Coinbase website.
On the “Reports” page, you will be able to find Coinbase’s transaction history and download a CSV or PDF report of it.
You can also filter your transaction history on any date.
For example, if you want to download your transaction history from the last 30 days, you can filter it into “30 days”.
By default, the transaction history will be filtered in “All Times”.
This means that you’ll get a transaction history for every transaction you’ve ever made on Coinbase since you signed up.
You can also filter it by a single resource or transaction type.
Here’s how you can download your transaction history on Coinbase:
1. Log in to Coinbase
The first step is to go to the Coinbase website and log in to your account.
First, go to coinbase’s website.
You can do this on a desktop or on a mobile browser (for example, Safari, Chrome).
However, you cannot download your transaction history on the Coinbase mobile app.
This is because the Coinbase mobile app does not currently support it.
That said, it is highly recommended to use Coinbase on your desktop.
Once you are on the Coinbase website, log in to your account.
2. Click on the menu
Once you’re logged in to Coinbase, you’ll land on your dashboard.
If you are using the mobile version of Coinbase’s website, you will see a menu icon in the top navigation bar.
Click the menu icon in the top navigation bar.
On the other hand, if you are using the desktop version of the Coinbase website, you will see your profile picture.
So, if you are using the desktop version of Coinbase, click on your profile picture.
Then, proceed to the next step.
3. Select “Reports”
After clicking on the menu icon (on the mobile version of Coinbase), a navigation menu will open.
In the navigation menu, you will see more options such as your wallet and prices.
Scroll down the navigation menu until you find the “Reports” option.
Click on “Reports” to go to the reports page.
If you clicked on your profile picture in the desktop version of Coinbase, a navigation menu will also open.
Similarly, click “Reports” to go to the reports page.
4. Click on “Generate Report”
Once you’re on the reports page, you’ll see a “Transaction History” tab.
The “Transaction History” tab provides information about the report.
It states that the report includes all orders for all cryptocurrencies that you have bought, sold, or converted on Coinbase.
In addition, it includes the cryptocurrencies that you have sent or received.
In the “Transaction history (all times)” heading, you will see a “Generate report” button.
Click the “Generate Reports” button to generate a coinbase transaction history report.
5. Generate a CSV or PDF report
After clicking “Generate Report”, a “Download Report” pop-up will open.
In the pop-up, you will see three drop-down boxes including “All Time”, “All Resources” and “All Transactions”.
First, the “All Times” drop-down box allows you to change the date of your transaction history.
By default, the drop-down box will be set to “All The Time”.
Secondly, the “All Assets” drop-down box allows you to filter the transaction history in a specific cryptocurrency.
By default, the drop-down box will be set to “All Assets, which means that the transaction history will include each cryptocurrency.
Thirdly, “All Transactions” allows you to filter the type of transaction such as “Buy”, “Sell”, “Convert” and others.
Under the filters, you’ll see a couple of download options including “CSV” and “PDF”.
To generate Coinbase’s transaction history, click “Generate Report” in the appropriate download option.
We recommend that you generate the PDF report instead of the CSV report.
After generating the transaction history (it may take some time), you will be able to download it by clicking “Download”.
You have successfully learned how to download transaction history on Coinbase!
How do I export Coinbase transactions?
Here’s how to export Coinbase transactions:
- Log in to Coinbase and click on your profile picture.
- Click on “Reports”.
- Click on “Generate Report”.
- Generate a PDF or CSV report.
- Wait for the report to be generated.
- Once the report is generated, click “Download” to download the report.
If you want to prepare your gains and losses on Coinbase for taxes, the best practice is to download your transaction history on Coinbase using the method in this guide.
However, it only includes your coinbase gains/losses and not other cryptocurrency exchanges.
If you want to prepare your gains and losses on other exchanges, you need to download the transaction history on their website.
If you don’t want to manually prepare your gains and losses, an alternative is to use a digital tax aggregator like CoinTracker.
A digital tax aggregator will automatically monitor the performance of your investment and the fees of your cryptocurrencies so you don’t have to do it yourself.