Portfolio Page

An in-depth guide on understanding your portfolio dashboard and holdings page.

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Written by Shoota Tanahashi
Updated over a week ago

The portfolio page has been designed as a tool for tracking your entire portfolio, enabling users to monitor their complete cryptocurrency trading history since the beginning of time. In the following sections, we will break down each component, explain their meanings, and detail the calculation methods. It's important to note that the values displayed on the portfolio page may differ from the final figures shown in your reports.


The initial segment of the portfolio page includes the three essential pieces of tracking - your current balance, cost base, and unrealized gains.

NOTE - The figures displayed in this 'portfolio' area are derived from your imported balance. In other words, what is being displayed is what Crypto Tax Calculator 'reads' from both imported API and CSV data


  • This is the current market value of all your assets, displayed in your local currency.

  • This figure is calculated from the total sum of the ‘value’ column found further below in your 'holdings' section.

  • The value of this figure is likely to change frequently as the price fluctuates in the market.

Cost Base

  • This is the combined cost basis (including fees) of assets that currently have a market value.

  • This figure is calculated from the total sum of the ‘cost’ column found further below in your 'holdings' section.

  • This figure changes as you add, delete, or edit transactions (please note - this figure will not change with time).

Unrealized Gains

  • This is your current unrealized profit/loss correlated with balance and cost base.

  • This figure is calculated from the difference between your 'balance' and 'cost base' (Balance - Cost Base = Unrealized Gains)

  • This figure will change with time or any transaction editing.

Portfolio Graph

The following area is a graph chart displaying your current portfolio progress;

We'll start by breaking down each component of the portfolio:

Portfolio Graph Timeframe

Starting from the bottom left side of the graph. You can choose what time frame the portfolio graph displays. This is crucial for a few of the other numbers that we will be discussing!

Balance (with portfolio performance)

These figures here show two things; the current balance (value) and the gain or loss made in your portfolio over the selected time period. Let's break these down a little further:


The current balance calculated by CTC. It is the same as the balance in the initial segment.

​Gain or Loss

The difference between the start of the selected time period and the current time. (E.g. starting 1 month from today or 1 year from today etc.)

Balance (highest and lowest)

These are on the right side of the portfolio graph. Your portfolio's highest and lowest balances are shown for the selected time period.

This graph is based on the calculated balances in Crypto Tax Calculator. Accuracy relies on you importing all your data and the correct reconciliation of transactions.

Any missing purchases, missing prices, and/or zero-cost base balances are excluded from this chart.

Portfolio toggle

When toggled off, only imported accounts display in the portfolio. When on, your portfolio holdings will also include suspected accounts, which are wallets and exchanges that have been interacted with but not imported. Note: This toggle affects portfolio view only, not tax calculations and reports.

Token allocation

Below the portfolio graph, you can see your token allocation accompanied by a widget showcasing the proportion of your current assets.

Hover over the purple sector, you can see the percentage of allocation in correlation to your whole portfolio.

Winners and Losers


Highest performing assets with the highest unrealized gains according to the current market price.


Lowest performing assets with the lowest unrealized gains according to the current market price.


At the bottom of the portfolio page, you will find a comprehensive breakdown of your current holdings. This detailed breakdown includes the quantity of assets you currently possess, along with the corresponding price, value, cost, return on investment (ROI), and the current unrealized gain/loss;


The asset you currently hold.


The quantity/amount you hold of the asset. Accuracy relies on the data you provided and correct categorizing


The current market price of the asset.


The current total value of the asset.

Value = Quantity x Price


The total cost of the asset.


The return on investment % of the asset.

ROI = Unrealized Gain / Total Cost x 100%

Unrealized Gain

The current unrealized gain/loss of the asset.

Unrealized gain = Price - Cost

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