The Federal E-File process is requiring a $44.99 fee to file. This happens to be the the amount for the Audit Defense fee but I have not selected that option. I can not find a work around to this problem.
If you selected the TurboTax Free Edition and are seeing charges, you may want to review your fees and remove any add-ons that you don't want. TurboTax Free Edition handles simple returns with no additional schedules, but you are still charged a preparation fee, which could be what you are seeing.
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