What is a .TAX2016 File And How To Open It – Intuit (Easy Guide)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .tax2016 extension, but you are not sure what it is? Perhaps you know what the file is, but you simply don’t know how to open it. Thanks to this easy guide you will be able to find out what .tax2016 file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .TAX2016 file?

The file extension .TAX2016 stands for TurboTax 2016 Tax Return. This file extension was developed by Intuit. This data related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .tax2016 file on 2 platforms.

How to open a .TAX2016 file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .TAX2016 file on various operating systems.

How to open a .TAX2016 file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .tax2016 file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

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 .TAX2016 file

2. The second step is locating 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. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Intuit TurboTax software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .TAX2016 file on Mac

To open the .tax2016 file on Mac, please follow these 4 easy steps.

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

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .TAX2016 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 right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

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 Mac.

Still cannot open the .TAX2016 file?

If you cannot open the .TAX2016 file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .TAX2016 file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .tax2017 – Intuit, .tax2018 – Intuit, .tax2019 – Intuit, .tax2020 – Intuit, .taz – Tar Zipped File. 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 .TAX2016 file with the Intuit TurboTax program on Windows and Intuit TurboTax program on Mac.