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TaxAct Individual 2016, All Editions

Application Details:

Version: 2016
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 3.18-staging

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Test Results

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What works

Initial screen comes up.  Can close the dialogue asking if you want to install the State version.  That's it.

What does not

Cannot navigate through Q&A (buttons do not respond at all).  Cannot import prior year tax return (nothing happens on screen, various messages scroll through on command window).


When attempting to import the prior year's return (File | Import | TaxAct 2015 return), the following messages appear in the console window used to install it:

0009:fixme:mshtml:HTMLLocation_reload (0x4863ab8)->(0)
0009:fixme:ieframe:WebBrowser_Stop (0x47a6598)
0009:fixme:ieframe:navigate_url Unsupported args (Flags 0x33ea94 {VT_I4: 14}; TargetFrameName (null))
0009:fixme:ieframe:ClientSite_GetContainer (0x47a6664)->(0x33ee08)
0009:fixme:ieframe:DocHostUIHandler_GetDropTarget (0x47a6664)
0009:fixme:mshtml:nsChannel_AsyncOpen2 (0x52b7cc8)->(0xb32add8)
0009:fixme:mshtml:nsChannel_AsyncOpen2 (0x52d7498)->(0x9ec98d0)
0009:fixme:mshtml:nsChannel_AsyncOpen2 (0x52b5c08)->(0x97ebed0)
0009:fixme:mshtml:ActiveScriptSiteDebug_GetApplication (0x52d6458)->(0x9f8535c)
0009:err:ole:CoGetClassObject class {6c736db1-bd94-11d0-8a23-00aa00b58e10} not registered
0009:err:ole:CoGetClassObject no class object {6c736db1-bd94-11d0-8a23-00aa00b58e10} could be created for context 0x1
0009:fixme:msxml:ClassFactory_QueryInterface interface {342d1ea0-ae25-11d1-89c5-006008c3fbfc} not implemented
0009:fixme:mshtml:set_event_handler_disp unimplemented event L"dragstart"
0009:fixme:mshtml:get_listener_container unimplemented event L"dragstart"
0009:fixme:mshtml:nsChannel_AsyncOpen2 (0x4f6e680)->(0x7a31e70)
0009:fixme:ieframe:PropertyNotifySink_OnChanged unimplemented dispid 1005
0009:fixme:mshtml:ActiveScriptSite_OnScriptError (0x52d6458)->(0xbe260f0)
0009:fixme:mshtml:nsChannel_GetContentLength (0x52ae610)->(0x33cb10)
0009:fixme:mshtml:nsChannel_GetContentLength (0x175a08)->(0x33cb10)
0009:fixme:mshtml:nsChannel_AsyncOpen2 (0x52ae610)->(0xa0280f8)
0009:fixme:mshtml:nsChannel_AsyncOpen2 (0x52beb70)->(0xbf20aa8)
0009:fixme:mshtml:ActiveScriptSite_OnScriptError (0x52d6458)->(0x9ed9ed8)


Seems that it is looking for some form of MSIE merely to render the application, but there no longer seems to be a workable version of MSIE (especially IE8) that can be installed under Wine.


What was not tested

Anything beyond installing, and finding the interface is non-responsive was not tested, because the application does not respond to input.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

2018 pre-release is due to be available in December 2018, will test taht version then.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentLinux Mint 19.0 TaraOct 25 20183.18-stagingYes No NoGarbageJames E. LaBarre 
ShowCentOS 7Jan 27 20172.0Yes Yes NoGarbageZarsh Mogon 
ShowUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Dec 09 20161.9.23Yes Yes NoGarbageIan Turner 

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