In the private sector, the respective cryptocurrencies can/should be held for longer than one year in order to avoid tax liability. If the trades are carried out by a limited liability company which specialises in trading in cryptocurrencies, every trade is taxable.
It is possible to reduce the tax base through trades to realise losses (if possible) shortly before the end of the one-year period. However, the new observation period of one year automatically begins with the realisation. Detailed information can also be found in our blog article on the issue.
Detailed information can also be found in our crypto tax guide (in German only).
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