BA8 file format description

Many people share .ba8 files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .ba8 file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .ba8 files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.ba8 - TaxACT 2018 Tax Return Backup Data

The BA8 data files are related to TaxAct. The BA8 file is a TaxACT 2018 Tax Return Backup Data. TaxACT is a line of software applications for preparing tax returns in the United States.

Data files
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TaxACT 2018 Tax Return Backup Data related extensions:
TaxACT 2016 Tax Return Backup Data
TaxACT 2017 Tax Return Backup Data
TaxACT 2019 Tax Return Backup Data
TaxACT 2020 Tax Return Data
TaxACT 2001 Tax Return Data
TaxACT 2012 Tax Return Data

Naturally, other applications may also use the .ba8 file extension. Even harmful programs can create .ba8 files. Be especially cautious with .ba8 files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .ba8 file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .ba8 file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

a8, ab8, b8, ba, bai, bau

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

BSC Intermediate Object
Scifer External Header Archive
Bank Administration Institute Data File
.bau AutoText Data
Cubicomp PictureMaker Animation Data
ABstat Data

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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