What is a .TAX12 File And How To Open It – Intuit (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you came across a file with the .tax12 extension, but it is a file you have never seen before? You most likely know what the file is, but you might be unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .tax12 file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .TAX12 file?

The file extension .TAX12 is TurboTax 2012 Tax Return File. It was developed by Intuit. The file is a data related file.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .tax12 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .TAX12 file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .TAX12 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .TAX12 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

There are 4 simple steps to open the .tax12 file on Windows.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .TAX12 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 right click on your file and choose “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 Intuit TurboTax software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .TAX12 file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .tax12 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. The first step is to download the Intuit TurboTax software. You will be using this software in order to open the file.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .TAX12 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: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “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 .TAX12 file?

If you cannot open the .TAX12 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. There are many similar file extensions that look like the .TAX12 file.tax13 – Intuit, .tax15 – Intuit, .tax16 – Intuit, .tax17 – Intuit, .tax18 – Intuit. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .TAX12 file with the Intuit TurboTax program on Windows and Intuit TurboTax program on Mac.