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slytherin85
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I tried to download my 2018 tax return and it will not download as a PDF only a text document with a bunch of symbols. How do I fix this?

 
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SteamTrain
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I tried to download my 2018 tax return and it will not download as a PDF only a text document with a bunch of symbols. How do I fix this?

When downloaded using the EDGE browser...that sometimes happens for some EDGE users.

....either.

1) change the ".txt" to ".pdf" after downloading it ...then it opens OK.

or

2) download with Chrome or IE 11..or other browser

____________*Answers are correct to the best of my knowledge when posted, but should not be considered to be legal or official tax advice.*

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SteamTrain
Level 15

I tried to download my 2018 tax return and it will not download as a PDF only a text document with a bunch of symbols. How do I fix this?

When downloaded using the EDGE browser...that sometimes happens for some EDGE users.

....either.

1) change the ".txt" to ".pdf" after downloading it ...then it opens OK.

or

2) download with Chrome or IE 11..or other browser

____________*Answers are correct to the best of my knowledge when posted, but should not be considered to be legal or official tax advice.*
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