Free Edition is for simple returns that file a 1040 with no additional schedules, and is free as long as you don't select any add-ons or upgrades.
Review your fees to find out why you're being charged. Then, follow the directions to remove any unwanted charge:
- Remove PLUS Help & Tools
- Remove Pay With Your Refund
- Remove Premium Services Benefits
- Remove MAX Defend & Restore
- Remove a state
- Clear and start over to remove all fees and start from scratch.