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Can I run TaxCalc on a Mac?
We're working to make TaxCalc available to all our Mac customers. In the meantime, access depends on your type of TaxCalc account and Mac specifications. We currently have three versions of the TaxCalc program. Not all versions of TaxCalc can be run from a Mac computer. If the Mac computer meets...
rating 07 Sep, 2018 Views: 3861
How do I transfer tax return files from Windows to TaxCalc on Mac
If you have already started your returns, it is possible to transfer data from TaxCalc on Windows, as well as import returns directly from Prior years as far back as 2012. Despite this TaxCalc 2012 itself, and earlier versions, will not run on Mac. Returns from 2011/12 or before will need to be...
rating 28 Dec, 2018 Views: 2459
How to install the Mac version of TaxCalc
The process to install the Mac version is the same for Individual and Practice users. The installation does not use an installer file as such but instead copies the application into the applications folder and then runs the configuration when the program is started. You can use this guide to...
rating 27 Mar, 2017 Views: 1874
How to reset the licence details on a Mac
On occasion you may need to reset your licence details on a mac. This may be required if: you have changed your password for the website login and the program is not asking you to enter the new email/password details you get an Error Code 31 telling you the licence details are incorrect, or ...
rating 27 Dec, 2019 Views: 1663
Error: After I run the update to TaxCalc for the Mac it won't open – it says the 'identity of the developer cannot be confirmed'
Some users have reported that you might get the following error message after updating TaxCalc for the Mac: This is due to the security settings on the Mac. You can resolve this by going through the following steps: Open the Finder. Open the Applications folder. Control-click or...
rating 24 Mar, 2020 Views: 1088
When printing, a Mac app opens the pdf preview instead of Adobe reader (Parallels under OS-X).
On some machines when printing in the Windows version using parallels on a Mac, the output opens in a Mac application instead of Adobe Reader inside Parallels. In the newer versions of Parallels you have the ability to set the default app for any file across either operating systems. It looks...
rating 18 Mar, 2016 Views: 845
What has happened to manually adjusting the font size in Practice Manager
In previous versions of TaxCalc it was possible to change the size of the text for Practice Manager by going to View > Text Size. This has now been changed and the application will automatically set the font size based on the display settings on your machine. This has been designed so that...
rating 17 Oct, 2019 Views: 651
I get the message "Network Connection required" when using a Mac but I do have a network connection
Some users have reported that while they are able to download and install the Mac version of the TaxCalc software, they are unable to start the program the first time following installation, and the following message is shown Network Connection required Press [OK] when your network connection...
rating 18 Mar, 2016 Views: 573
On my Mac TaxCalc opens then immediately closes with an error message.
The message "This program is not compatible with your Mac" may be shown when you try to start TaxCalc. This behaviour will be seen if you are trying to run TaxCalc for the Mac on a version of OS-X that is not supported by TaxCalc. TaxCalc needs OS-X 10.11 (El Capitan) or greater in order to...
rating 28 Dec, 2018 Views: 532
Will TaxCalc run on 64-bit operating systems?
TaxCalc will run just as well on 32 bit or 64 bit variants of any of our supported Windows Operating Systems. All supported versions of the Mac and Linux Operating systems are 64 bit. If you do experience any problems running TaxCalc, please contact Support via email or phone and we will be...
rating 26 Aug, 2016 Views: 483
Help files not visible on a Mac
A couple of customers have reported that help fields are not available or missing on the Mac version of TaxCalc. It appears this may happen if the program is downloaded and run before being copied to the Applications folder. This causes an issue with the help file cache. The following...
rating 11 Jun, 2020 Views: 458
How do I manually remove TaxCalc from my Mac?
To remove TaxCalc from a Mac, follow these steps: Open the Applications folder. Delete the TaxCalchub application. Go to users home folder > library > application Support folder – if the library folder isn't visible, go to Finder > Go > Go to folder and type ~/library. Delete...
rating 21 Mar, 2017 Views: 453
Missing checkboxes and radio buttons using the Windows version of TaxCalc (Parallels under OS-X)
Some users report that checkboxes and radio buttons can be missing when using TaxCalc on a Mac under Parallels To resolve this issue MacLook needs to be disabled. If coherence mode is used, this must be exited first. Right click on the Parallels Desktop icon in the dock Select view Change...
rating 29 Mar, 2017 Views: 438
How do I uninstall the Mac version of TaxCalc?
The Mac version of TaxCalc doesn't include an uninstaller – it also doesn't use an installer process. If you want to remove the TaxCalc application and data from your computer, read How do I manually remove TaxCalc from my Mac? If you try to remove TaxCalc from one computer and install it on...
rating 18 Mar, 2016 Views: 383
I cannot tab to the next field in the Mac version of TaxCalc correctly
When tabbing in the native Mac version of TaxCalc you may sometimes find that "tab" does not go to to certain fields There is a setting in OS-X that defines the behaviour of the tab function Click System Preferences - Keyboard (from the hardware section). Towards the bottom of this dialog...
rating 18 Mar, 2016 Views: 316

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