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TurboTax Data Files

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by ken278, Jan 4, 2007.

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  1. ken278

    ken278 Thread Starter

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    I have a new second computer and it is my intent to load TurboTax 2006 on that computer.
    My old computer has the previous years TurboTax on it from which I did my 2005 return.
    I want to copy the data files over to the new computer so that I can import the 2005 data into the 2006 TurboTax so that I do not have to re enter all that data.
    I cannot find the data files to copy. Can someone help me.
     
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  3. DCM1519

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    They will have a file extension of
    "*.tax". For example "filename.tax"
     
  4. ken278

    ken278 Thread Starter

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    They must be hidden as I cannot locate any .tax files
     
  5. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    Do a search with hidden files displayed.
     
  6. DoubleHelix

    DoubleHelix Banned

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    I don't believe .tax files are hidden. It's been a year. Are you sure you didn't delete them?
     
  7. DCM1519

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    My .tax files are not hidden by default.

    Have you opened Windows Explorer and gone to "Tools", "Folder Options", "View" to see if your explorer is showing hidden files?

    It is a little ways down the list of options and has a checkbox to show hidden files.
     
  8. finwood

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    I use Taxcut, and the extention for the return itself is....T03, T04, T05 etc.
     
  9. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    I believe the extension for TurboTax is indeed TAX, though I also use TaxCut. :)
     
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