What is a .BA0 File And How To Open It – TaxAct

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Have you came across a file with the .ba0 extension and you don’t know what it is? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .ba0 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .BA0 file?

The file extension .BA0 is TaxAct 2020 1040 Tax Return Backup File. The development of this file was done by TaxAct. The file is a backup file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ba0 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .BA0 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .BA0 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .BA0 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ba0 file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the TaxAct software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BA0 file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the TaxAct software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .BA0 file?

If you cannot open the .BA0 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BA0 file.ba2 – Bethesda Softworks, .ba6 – TaxAct, .ba7 – TaxAct, .ba8 – TaxAct, .ba9 – TaxAct. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .BA0 file with the TaxAct program on Windows.