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If you receive notice you have been selected for verification, take the following steps:

Complete the Verification Worksheet

  • 2020-21 Dependent Student Verification Form (not yet available)
  • 2020-21 Independent Student Verification Form (not yet available)

Submit your 2018 Federal Tax Data

  • Use IRS Data Retrieval Tool (IRS DRT) to transfer your 2018 federal tax data into your 2020-2021 FAFSA. If eligible to use the IRS DRT, follow these steps.
  • If you are not eligible to use the IRS DRT, you may submit an IRS Tax Return Transcript (TRT), follow these steps.

IF YOU DID NOT FILE A 2018 IRS TAX RETURN:

  • Dependent Students: If your parent(s) did not file a 2018 federal tax return and you receive notice you have been selected for verification, you must obtain documentation from the IRS that your parent(s) did not file.
  • Independent Students: If you did not file a 2018 federal tax return and you receive notice you have been selected for verification, you must obtain documentation from the IRS that you did not file.

Other Verification Concerns

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IRS Data Retrieval Tool - I am eligible
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IRS Data Retrieval Tool - I am NOT eligible
I've filed an IRS tax extension
What to do about IRA and/or Pension Rollovers
I had to amend my 2018 Tax Return; filed a 1040X
How to Request a Tax Return Transcript
How to Request IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter

 

OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

The Office of Student Financial Aid provides undergraduate and graduate students with resources about types of financial aid and student employment.



FAFSA School Code: 003863

Questions or for more information, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid