Your FAFSA indicates that you did not file a 2016 federal tax return. If this is correct please complete the form on this page and submit it to the Office of Student Financial Services at the address listed on the form. You will also need to submit an IRS letter of non-filing and a wage transcript.
If you are married, your spouse will also be required to submit an IRS letter of non-filing and a wage transcript from the IRS.
Please contact the Office of Student Financial Services at 844.448.9281 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to request a form in an accessible format.
Please allow up to 15 business days for your documentation to be reviewed. Additional documentation may be requested, and any form that is incomplete or provides discrepant information will require follow-up and delay processing. If we are unable to complete verification, we may be required to cancel any existing financial aid awards you might have received.
Instructions for obtaining a non-filing letter
The verification of non-filing letter confirms that you did not file a federal income tax return. You can obtain an electronic copy of the verification letter from the IRS using the online Get Transcript tool.
The verification of non-filing letter confirms that you did not file a federal income tax return. There are two ways to request to have a copy of your verification of non-filing letter mailed to you:
Use your Social Security Number, date of birth, and the mailing address from your latest tax return to request to have the letter mailed to you. This request can be made using the online IRS Get Transcript tool.
Mail or fax Form 4506-T to the IRS for processing. When completing this form, make certain to check the box next to line 7 to receive the correct non-filing documentation.
Please allow at least 7–10 business days after submitting your request for the documentation to arrive by mail from the IRS. For verification purposes, the verification of non-filing letter as well as IRS Forms 13873, 13873-T, or 13873-V are acceptable.