What is a .BA6 File And How To Open It – TaxAct

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Have you downloaded a file with .ba6 extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .ba6 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .BA6 file?

The .BA6 file extension stands for TaxAct 2016 Tax Return Backup File. The creator of this file extension is TaxAct. The file is a backup file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ba6 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .BA6 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .BA6 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .BA6 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ba6 file on Windows.

1. The first step is to download the TaxAct software. This software will be used for opening the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .BA6 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 .BA6 file?

If you cannot open the .BA6 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .BA6 file.ba7 – TaxAct, .ba8 – TaxAct, .ba9 – TaxAct, .bac – Avantrix, .backup – Google. 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 .BA6 file with the TaxAct program on Windows.