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Level 3

Open tax returns

I have the *.taxXXXX files from previous years. How do I open them?

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Level 11

Open tax returns

You need each year's  program installed to open a .tax file.  Where did you get them?  Did you use the Desktop CD/Download program or use the Online version?


if you can't reinstall the programs you can try to convert them to pdf files at 


Level 3

Open tax returns

All returns done by the desktop cd 

Level 4

Open tax returns

Did you get an answer? I have the same problem - trying to open .tax2012 file with the 2012 Turbotax installed from CD. I just get :Turbo Tax - Error""