Filename Extensions
If you are seeking information about file extensions, then you are in the right place at right time.

Details of extension .tax

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .tax file?
  • Which program can create the .tax file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .tax format?
  • What can convert .tax files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .tax extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

Intuit TurboTax Data .tax file icon

Intuit TurboTax Data

TAX file is an Intuit TurboTax Data. TurboTax is a U.S. tax software package from Intuit.
Category: Data files
Application: Intuit TurboTax
Program name: -
Mime-type: application/octet-stream
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Intuit TurboTax Information Archive
TurboTax Tax Exchange Format
Intuit TurboTax Install Log File
Intuit TurboTax Tax Line Description
Intuit TurboTax Tax Line Items

Other types of files may also use the .tax file extension. If you have helpful information about .tax extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .tax filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

txa (10), atx (8), tx (7), tas (6), tac (6), tad (5), gax (5), txx (4), tzx (3), ax (3), fax (3), tqx (2)

Can't open a .tax file?

If you want to open a .tax file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .tax association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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