TurboTax FAQ
TurboTax FAQ
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Error: 190 When Opening File in TurboTax Desktop

If you receive the following error message when trying to open your file within TurboTax Desktop, follow the steps below.



  1.  Click Start a New Return
  2. Go to your State Taxes tab
  3. Download the states you need
    • There may be a fee if you need more than one state or your version of TurboTax does not include one free state download
  4. Close TurboTax
  5. Reopen TurboTax
  6. Open the original file that generated the error.