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richard5967
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Can I download my tax program on to my Desktop which would be my second computer?

 
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VolvoGirl
Level 15

Can I download my tax program on to my Desktop which would be my second computer?

Yes you can install it on all the computers you own.  Did you buy the download?

How to download your program…..
https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901289-download-your-turbotax-software-purchase

Access your downloads here
https://shop.turbotax.intuit.com/commerce/account/secure/login.jsp?pagecontext=download

Do you want to move your returns?  Your tax files end in .tax or .tax2014, .tax2015, .tax2016 etc.  They should be in your Documents in a Turbo Tax folder.  You should also have the pdf files of each year.  Or search your computer for all files ending in .tax.  Also if you haven't done it,  I would open each year in the program and save it as a PDF file, go to File-Save to PDF so you don't need the program installed.

What I would do is just copy the whole Turbo Tax folder that is under your Documents.  That should be where the .tax files and pdf files are stored.  Copy that folder to a flash drive or best yet is to burn it to a CD or DVD and then you will have a backup of them.   Then on the new computer copy the folder (or files) from the flash drive to your Documents folder.

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VolvoGirl
Level 15

Can I download my tax program on to my Desktop which would be my second computer?

Yes you can install it on all the computers you own.  Did you buy the download?

How to download your program…..
https://ttlc.intuit.com/questions/1901289-download-your-turbotax-software-purchase

Access your downloads here
https://shop.turbotax.intuit.com/commerce/account/secure/login.jsp?pagecontext=download

Do you want to move your returns?  Your tax files end in .tax or .tax2014, .tax2015, .tax2016 etc.  They should be in your Documents in a Turbo Tax folder.  You should also have the pdf files of each year.  Or search your computer for all files ending in .tax.  Also if you haven't done it,  I would open each year in the program and save it as a PDF file, go to File-Save to PDF so you don't need the program installed.

What I would do is just copy the whole Turbo Tax folder that is under your Documents.  That should be where the .tax files and pdf files are stored.  Copy that folder to a flash drive or best yet is to burn it to a CD or DVD and then you will have a backup of them.   Then on the new computer copy the folder (or files) from the flash drive to your Documents folder.
richard5967
New Member

Can I download my tax program on to my Desktop which would be my second computer?

Great. worked fine.
SweetieJean
Level 15

Can I download my tax program on to my Desktop which would be my second computer?

You can download it on any as many computers as you own.

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