File Extension Library

.TA5 File Extension

  • Developer by: TaxAct
  • Category: Data Files

What is an .TA5 file?

.TA5 file extension is created by TaxAct. .TA5 has been classified as Data Files.

.TA5 is TaxAct 2015 Tax Return File

2015 tax return created with the 2015 version of TaxAct; contains tax data for the 2015 tax year; includes both federal IRS tax forms and state forms for a specific state.

The TA5 file is most often created during 2016 since annual tax returns are filed for the previous year. A TA5 file can be saved by the desktop version of TaxAct or exported from TaxAct Online. Once you have completed a tax return, you can either print and mail the tax forms or file electronically.

TA5 files prepared by TaxAct desktop users (Free Federal, Basic, Plus, and Premium) are located in the "TaxAct2015" folder in your "My Documents" folder.

List of all softwares that can open the TaxAct 2015 Tax Return File
TaxAct 2017
TaxAct Online 2017

How to Open .TA5 file on different platforms

Open .TA5 File on Windows

  • Right-click a .TA5
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .TA5 file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .TA5 files" Press "Ok"

Open .TA5 File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .TA5 file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .TA5 File on Linux

Right click on the .TA5 file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .TA5 File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .TA5 file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .TA5 File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .TA5 files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .TA5 files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .TA5 files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .TA5 file format
  2. You need to check the .TA5 file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)