What is a .TA5 File And How To Open It – TaxAct (Simple Steps)

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Have you came across a file with the .ta5 extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. That’s why you are here! We have made this guide for you to learn more about the .ta5 file extension and how to open it.

What is a .TA5 file?

The file extension .TA5 is TaxAct 2015 Tax Return File. The developer of this file extension is TaxAct. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .ta5 file on 1 platform.

How to open a .TA5 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .TA5 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .TA5 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .ta5 file on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the TaxAct software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .TA5 file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

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. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .TA5 file?

If you cannot open the .TA5 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .TA5 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .ta6 – TaxAct, .ta7 – TaxAct, .ta8 – TaxAct, .ta9 – TaxAct, .taac – Sun Microsystems. 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 .TA5 file with the TaxAct program on Windows.