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How do I move to a new computer, including to a different operating system?
There are now Linux and Mac versions of TaxCalc for all customers except Practices running the network version. Of course, our Windows versions continue to exist for all customer types. This article will help you move to a new computer, including between the different operating systems. The...
rating 08 Aug, 2018 Views: 5103
Where is my database stored and can I move it? (Individual users)
Unfortunately the database cannot be moved due to system settings within the software. The database itself must be stored in one of two different locations, depending on which option you selected during the installation. If you selected the Just me option during installation, the database will be...
rating 28 Mar, 2017 Views: 2409
Automatic backup of TaxCalc on a server
The network version of TaxCalc uses the Postgres database engine. Backups need to be made on the server itself - there is no capability for users to make an automatic backup of the database from a 'client' computer. In a full blown server environment it may not be possible or desirable for users...
rating 24 Apr, 2018 Views: 2283
Can I store the Postgres database on a remote drive or NAS box?
Storing the database on a remote drive or on a Network attached Storage (NAS) device is not supported by Taxcalc. The data should be on the same device as the one where the Postgres Service is running. Any other configuration is outside the scope for support by TaxCalc. NFS (Network File...
rating 06 Jan, 2017 Views: 1805
Postgres does not always start when the "server" machine is rebooted
Some customers have reported that on occasion the Postgres service that manages access to the database for network versions of TaxCalc does not start when the server is started/restarted. This can happen even when the service is set to Automatic (as it should be) In this case setting the...
rating 18 Mar, 2016 Views: 1599
Switching Databases within TaxCalc
If you have more than one database containing TaxCalc data on your network or via TaxCalc CloudConnect, you may on occasion need to switch between databases. Step 1: Switch database There are two different ways to do this which have been listed below. Switching on startup When you start...
rating 04 Sep, 2018 Views: 1053
Database Connectivity error on Network version of TaxCalc
The following error may appear when using TaxCalc on a network. This message will occur if you are logged into the program and there is a dropped connection to the database. This can also occur if the machine wakes after being in a hibernate or sleep state. It can also occur if a backup...
rating 28 Mar, 2017 Views: 658
Performing a custom installation of TaxCalc (advanced users only)
With the release of TaxCalc for the 2016 year, TaxCalc have included some advanced options when installing the network version of the program for the first time. These options include the ability to customise the installation location of the TaxCalc program and the database engine (PostgreSQL) to...
rating 27 Feb, 2017 Views: 640
Migrating the Database from Standalone to Network
It is possible to convert a single standalone database to a network version that can be shared between multiple client machines. This is a process that the Technical team at TaxCalc will go through via a remote session with you. Below are the steps that we run through in order to successfully...
rating 03 Oct, 2018 Views: 430
Error message: You do not have permission to access this application (individual users)
When opening TaxCalc you may receive the following Access Permission message when attempting to select any of the tax years: This error is likely caused by permission issues. To check this, complete the below steps: Close TaxCalc. Right-click on the TaxCalc icon. Choose Run as...
rating 28 Mar, 2017 Views: 397

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