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If you’re seeking clarity on ‘crypto tax Canada’, you’ve come to the right place. This comprehensive guide provides straightforward explanations of how the CRA taxes your crypto earnings, clarifies capital gains versus business income, and outlines your reporting duties. I will walk you through how crypto is taxed in Canada and what you need

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