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ATO fires warning shots on cryptocurrency cost base, record-keeping

The ATO has warned advisers new to cryptocurrencies to be aware of the components that comprise a crypto asset’s cost base, and to encourage their clients to keep immaculate records.

ATO fires warning shots on cryptocurrency cost base, record-keeping
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Speaking at a cryptocurrency forum hosted by the Knowledge Shop on Tuesday, ATO assistant commissioner Adam O'Grady stressed the importance of “getting the cost base right,” which he said has emerged as a leading pain point in the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies.  

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