GainsKeeper - Electronic Import

To access your GainsKeeper transactions from the GainsKeeper retail product, you will use your Login ID and Password (case sensitive). This information will then be verified by the GainsKeeper servers and the transactions associated with your account will be imported.

To import your GainsKeeper account information into TaxAct:

  1. From within your TaxAct return (Online or Desktop) click Federal. On smaller devices, click the menu icon in the upper left-hand corner, then select Federal
  2. Click Investment Income  in the Federal Quick Q&A Topics menu to expand the category, then click Gain or loss on the sale of investments
  3. Click Stock Data Import
  4. Choose Electronic Import
  5. Choose GainsKeeper from the 1099 Import drop-down menu and then click Continue
  6. Enter your login information and then click Continue

GainsKeeper also partners with OptionsXpress.


To import your OptionsXpress transaction through the GainsKeeper function in TaxAct, you will need to have a GainsKeeper account associated with your OptionsXpress account.

On the GainsKeeper login screen you will enter your account information as follows:

  1. For the Login ID, you will enter your OptionsXpress user ID followed by "@OX" (without the quotes). Example: test123@OX.
  2. For the Password, you will enter your OptionsXpress password.