Requesting Tax Information and Verification of Non-Filing

Options Available for U.S. Tax Return Filers (select one)
  1. Use the IRS Data Retrieval process within the FAFSA application to make a Correction:
    1. Visit: fafsa.gov
    2. Once in the FAFSA, use the “Link to IRS” option
    3. Continue until you have submitted the corrected FAFSA
  2. Submit a Tax Return Transcript:
    1. Request from the IRS at irs.gov/transcript
      1. Request Online: “Get Transcript Online”
      2. Request by Mail: “Get Transcript by Mail”
      3. Request by Paper: Using IRS Form 4506-T
    2. Upload via your Student Financial Aid Portal
  3. Submit a signed copy of 2018 federal tax returns and Schedules 1-3, if applicable:
    1. Upload via your Student Financial Aid Portal
Options Available for Foreign Tax Return Filers (select one)
  1. Submit a transcript obtained at no cost from the relevant taxing authority of a U.S. territory (Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands) or commonwealth (Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands), or a foreign central government that includes all of the tax filer’s income and tax information required to be verified for the tax year.
  2. If a transcript cannot be obtained at no cost from the relevant taxing authority, submit a signed copy of the tax return and a signed statement from the student that they were unable to obtain the transcript at no cost.
Options Available for Individuals who Did Not File Taxes (select one)
  1. Submit a Verification of Non-Filing Letter (VNF) and a copy of IRS Form W-2, or an equivalent document, for each source of employment income received by the individual:
    1. Request from the IRS at irs.gov/transcript
      1. Request Online: "Get Transcript Online"
      2. Request by Paper: Using IRS Form 4506-T
    2. Upload via your Student Financial Aid Portal
  2. Submit a copy of IRS Form W-2, or an equivalent document, for each source of employment income received by the individual and a signed statement certifying that the individual:
    1. Attempted to obtain the VNF from the IRS and was unable to obtain the required documentation; and
    2. Has not filed and is not required to file an income tax return, and a listing of the sources of any income earned by the individual from work and the amount of income from each source

Note:  IRS Phone Number: (800) 829-1040

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Article ID: 89206
Created
Sat 10/12/19 7:19 AM
Modified
Wed 5/20/20 11:51 AM

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