What is a .TAX18 File And How To Open It – Intuit (Visual Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .tax18 extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Don’t worry! This article explains everything about the .tax18 file extension, how to open and work with it on various systems.

What is a .TAX18 file?

The file extension .TAX18 comes from TurboTax 2018 Tax Return File. The creator of this file extension is Intuit. The format of this data related file is binary.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .tax18 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .TAX18 file?

Below you can find an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to open the .TAX18 file on your operating system/device.

How to open a .TAX18 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

To open the .tax18 file on Windows, please follow these 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: Locating your .TAX18 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 Intuit TurboTax software that you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .TAX18 file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .tax18 file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

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 .TAX18 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: 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 .TAX18 file?

If you cannot open the .TAX18 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .TAX18 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .tax19 – Intuit, .tax20 – Intuit, .tax2008 – Intuit, .tax2009 – Intuit, .tax2010 – 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 .TAX18 file with the Intuit TurboTax program on Windows and Intuit TurboTax program on Mac.