Safello is the premier company in Sweden that provides citizens a seamless and safe option to buy select cryptocurrencies. With Safello’s seamless user experience, buying and selling crypto does not get much easier for Swedish citizens.
Boasting over 250,000 registered customers and 600,000 processed transactions, Safello has become a local giant in the Swedish crypto scene. This is not a surprising coincidence seeing that their offering has been hyper-localized for Swedish citizens.
Do I need to pay taxes after using Safello?
When engaging in cryptocurrency trading through Safello, it's important to remember that you may need to report your transactions to your local tax authority. Most users typically buy or sell crypto in SEK (Swedish Krona). Selling crypto is a taxable event in Sweden and needs to be declared. Don't worry, managing your taxes for Safello transactions can be efficiently handled!
It's crucial to understand that reporting your financial gains or losses to your local tax authority falls under your responsibility. While you can opt to manually calculate your taxes yourself, you can also lighten the load by using specialized tax software or by contacting a tax lawyer to do it for you. Regardless of the method you choose, you should find our comprehensive cryptocurrency tax guide specifically tailored for Swedish citizens as a useful start!
How to export your Safello transaction history
Before getting started calculating your taxes, you first need to get access to your transaction history from Safello. You can either download files from Safello that include these transactions, or by using crypto tax software like Divly you can import transactions automatically by using BankID.
Safello and Divly have together worked on an integration that automatically imports your transaction history into Divly. This method utilizes BankID and takes less than a minute to complete. Divly does not store any personal information beyond your transaction data.
In Divly, click the button Connect Safello.
Use BankID to authorize Divly to access your transaction history.
Divly will automatically import your transactions from Safello.
You can import transactions from Safello into Divly by downloading and importing a CSV file. Make sure to download the CSV file every time you want to include the latest transactions.
Sign in to Safello.
Trades: In the navigation bar to the left click on Orders. Click on the button DOWNLOAD AS CSV found above the list of transactions . The CSV file will download.
Deposits/Withdrawals/Transfers: In the navigation bar to the left click on Wallet. Click on Transactions and then the button Export.The CSV file will download.
Drag and drop the CSV files to where it says Upload CSV. Divly will import the transactions.
Deposits, Withdrawals, and Transfers:
Transaction types to consider when calculating your Safello taxes
There are four types of transaction types that you should consider when using Safello. All of these should be considered when declaring your taxes with Skatteverket.
Buy Crypto with Fiat
In Safello, you can purchase crypto using Swish, Klarna, Bankgiro, and SEPA with Swedish Crowns. You can even automate your purchases on a monthly schedule which is a handy feature.
Any purchase you make on Safello will be added to your cost basis (in Swedish, this is called “omkostnadsbelopp”). You should keep track of all your purchases and ensure that you calculate the cost basis correctly using the Average Cost Basis methodology (in Swedish, this is called “genomsnittsmetoden”). For more information see our Swedish Tax Guide. If you have used Divly, then the cost basis calculations will be automated for you.
Trading fees are included in the purchase price when using Safello and should be used to reduce your taxable gains. So if you swished 20,000 SEK for 1 Ethereum, then the cost basis will be 20,000 SEK.
Sell Crypto for Fiat
In Safello you can connect your bank account to be able to sell cryptocurrency for Swedish Crowns.
Selling crypto is a taxable event and should be declared to Skatteverket. This is done by taking the difference of the sale price and the cost basis of the respective cryptocurrency. Profits and losses for each cryptocurrency are summarized and recorded separately in the K4 report. If you have used Divly, then both the calculations and K4 report will be automated for you.
Similar to purchases, trading fees are included in the sale price and should be used to deduct your taxable gains. If you sold 1 Ethereum and received 25,000 SEK, then your sale price is 25,000 SEK.
Withdraw crypto from Safello
When you purchase crypto in Safello, it will automatically be stored in your Safello wallet. If you do not send your crypto to another wallet, then you don’t need to worry about Withdrawals.
If you have withdrawn crypto from Safello to another wallet or exchange, then make sure that the transfer is matched when doing your taxes. Apart from the transfer fee, a transfer is not a taxable event.
Deposit crypto from Safello
If you have transferred crypto into Safello, then similar to above, this is not a taxable event (apart from the transfer fee).
Withdrawals and Deposits in Safello prior to the Safello Wallet
Before the introduction of the Safello Wallet (2021-09-27), crypto was not stored in Safello. Instead, users of Safello had crypto sent to a Wallet of their choosing. If this includes you, and you have used other exchanges to trade crypto, then it is important to add deposits / withdrawals manually in Divly to ensure that these transfers are matched.
If you need help or have questions regarding this, feel free to reach out to our trained support staff who can help guide you through the process.
Doing your Safello taxes with Divly
As Safello and Divly are official partners, we have built an effective solution to import your transactions into Divly. If you are looking for a process to simplify and automate your taxes, then Divly can help assemble a finished K4 report to be used when declaring your taxes to Skatteverket.
You can import your Safello transactions into Divly by either using the Automated Import or the File Import method. As a bonus a 30% discount is available in Divly for anyone with a Safello wallet (more about this at the end of this guide). We'll explore both methods in this guide.
Once you have purchased a plan, you will be able to download the Divly Tax Report that includes all the information required to declare your crypto taxes. For more information on how to use the tax reports to declare to Skatteverket, please see our Skatteverket guide for crypto.
If you have used other Wallets or Exchanges, then make sure to import these into Divly too before submitting your taxes to Skatteverket. You can import as many wallets as you want into Divly and still enjoy the discount as a Safello user.
Will Skatteverket find out if I don't declare my crypto?
It is very likely that Skatteverket will find out if you have traded crypto within the next few years. The EU has agreed to adopt a proposal known as DAC8 that will require all exchanges and dealers to share information about their clients to tax authorities within the EU starting 1 January 2026. In Sweden Skatteverket can look back 6-10 tax years an require unpaid taxes to be settled.
Therefore, if you have traded crypto using Safello stay compliant and declare your taxes for this and previous years proactively. If you have forgotten to declare crypto taxes for previous years you can always ammend this in Sweden without being fined by submitting a Självrättelse. Divly can help you declare for all years including the ones you missed.
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