What is a .TAX File And How To Open It – Intuit

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .tax extension, but you are not sure what it is? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .tax file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .TAX file?

The file extension .TAX comes from TurboTax Tax Return. It was developed by Intuit. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .tax file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .TAX file?

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

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

To open the .tax file on Windows, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .TAX file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Intuit TurboTax software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .TAX file on Mac

There are 4 simple steps to open the .tax file on Mac.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .TAX file

2. In the second step you need to locate 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Intuit TurboTax software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

Still cannot open the .TAX file?

If you are still unable to open the .TAX file, it might be because you are trying to open the wrong one. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .TAX file.tax08 – Intuit, .tax09 – Intuit, .tax10 – Intuit, .tax11 – Intuit, .tax12 – Intuit. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .TAX file with the Intuit TurboTax program on Windows and Intuit TurboTax program on Mac.