TAX DAY REMINDER: Do *not* update your FAFSA with 2016 tax information. The FAFSA requires 2015 tax information instead. This is a change from previous years. For more on recent FAFSA changes: [ Bit.ly Link ] #taxday
PARENTS: If your kids are in the dark about money and budgeting (and let’s face it, they're not alone), this questionnaire can help them understand everything, including their financial aid. Try it now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
If you have a child who needs financial aid for college and hasn't applied yet, you'll want to watch this video. It has everything you need to know about the application process. (And bonus, it features a soothing voice.)
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool will be unavailable until the start of the next FAFSA season. You can still fill out your FAFSA online, so please continue filing as you normally would. You'll just need to manually input your tax return information.
Students, families, and borrowers should plan for the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) to be offline until the start of the next FAFSA season. In the meantime, here are some tips to help you complete your applications without the DRT.