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FREE FREE FREE..Why am I asked to pay?

I DO NOT choose to upgrade. I want my taxes NOW!!!
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FREE FREE FREE..Why am I asked to pay?

The TurboTax Free edition only supports simple tax returns that do not require any additional schedules. More complex tax returns will require Deluxe or higher depending on the forms that are needed.

You might be able to use the Free File (formally called Freedom Edition) for incomes under $72,000 (or $39,000 with the TurboTax version) and supports all states and most forms.

The Free File is part of the IRS Free File alliance and is totally separate from TurboTax website.

You can also access the Free File tax alliance programs via the IRS website.

How do I switch to TurboTax Free File?

**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**
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FREE FREE FREE..Why am I asked to pay?

You are able to begin your tax return using TurboTax Free Edition, but if you do not qualify for it, you will be prompted to upgrade.  

Please see the following link for tax situations covered in TurboTax Free Edition. 

Free Edition 


To see what you are being charged for please follow the instructions in the following FAQ. 

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