The $39.99 fee may have been selected for the pay-with-your-refund option (also known as Refund Processing) rather than choosing to pay your fees with a debit or credit card. The FAQ below can give you more information. https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/6424619
A $29.99 charge in TurboTax Free Edition is for PLUS Help & Tools, an optional package that includes transfer of last year's TurboTax info, 24/7 online return access, and specialist support. Please see the TurboTax FAQ below for more information: https://ttlc.intuit.com/replies/6424420
Additional added fees may be due to any add-ons you may have selected while completing your return.
If you selected to have your TurboTax fees deducted from your federal fund, there could be an additional fee for the processing. To review the fees in TurboTax Online or a mobile device see below:
You can remove any add-ons before you pay by selecting the individual add-ons you are not interested in.
If you want to remove your Premium Services, you need to do so before completing your order (but you don’t need to clear and start over). Also, just changing your payment method to a credit card won't automatically remove these services.
Please see the below TurboTax FAQ to learn more about removing fees:
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