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Capital Gains when Trading Bitcoins and other Cryptocurrencies

The Canada Revenue Agency treats the taxation of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency trading in a similar fashion to trading commodities or foreign currency.  When trading Bitcoin/cryptocurrencies on capital account, your adjusted cost base must be tracked in order to calculate capital gains and losses. This article will looks at the case for Canadians where trading […]

Tax Consequences of the Patient Home Monitoring (TSXV:VMD) / VieMed (TSXV:VMD) Spin-Off

Patient Home Monitoring (trading under symbol PHM on the TSX Venture exchange) recently completed a spin-off where each shareholder of PHM received 1 new share of PHM and 1/10th of a share of VieMed (trading under symbol VMD on the TSX Venture exchange) for every common share owned, effective December 22, 2017. PHM released a […]

Importing Transactions Into AdjustedCostBase.ca from a Spreadsheet

AdjustedCostBase.ca provides a feature to premium subscribers allowing transactions to be uploaded in bulk from a spreadsheet into the ACB calculation engine.  Accepted file formats include Microsoft Excel (both .xls and .xlsx files) as well as CSV (.csv comma-separated value files). This feature is only available to AdjustedCostBase.ca Premium subscribers.  The cost of the enhanced […]

Annual Capital Gains PDF Reports on AdjustedCostBase.ca

AdjustedCostBase.ca includes a feature, available to AdjustedCostBase.ca Premium subscribers, for generating an annual report of all capital gains and losses incurred. This feature is only available to AdjustedCostBase.ca Premium subscribers.  The cost of the enhanced service is $49/year.  The basic features of AdjustedCostBase.ca remain completely free for Canadian investors. This report is generated as a […]

Streamlined Import of Return of Capital and Phantom Distributions and for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Publicly Traded Mutual Funds and Trusts

AdjustedCostBase.ca has released a new feature that provides a fast and easy way for Canadian investors to import the tax information that impacts adjusted cost base and capital gains for many securities including Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Publicly Traded Mutual Funds and Trusts. This feature is only available to AdjustedCostBase.ca Premium subscribers.  The cost of […]