Parent Verification Newsletter Essay

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2013-2014 Columbia College Financial Aid Office 1001 Rogers St. Columbia, MO 65216 Phone: (573) 875-7252 (800) 231-2391, ext. 7252 Fax: (573) 875-7452 Web site: Parent Verification Newsletter A. What is verification? Verification is the process of confirming the accuracy of information reported by the student and/ or parent on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Applicants are selected for verification through system edits by the Department of Education . Schools are required to complete verification on all selected students. NOTE: Students selected for verification cannot receive financial aid until their information has been verified. B. What documentation is required…show more content…
How can I get an IRS Transcript? You may request a copy of a tax transcript free of charge from the Internal Revenue Service. The transcript can be ordered by completing Form 4506-T (Request for Transcript of Tax Return) or by calling 1-800-908-9946. You should receive the forms within 10 business days after submitting the request. I. I did not use the IRS Data Retrieval process, can I go back in and change my answer? Absolutely. If you are eligible to use IRS Data Retrieval Tool it is preferred. You can make corrections to your FAFSA at It will take a 4 to 5 business days for the change to be processed by the Financial Aid Office. J Who is eligible to use the IRS Data Retrieval process? Students who have previously filed their 2012 taxes are eligible to use IRS Data Retrieval. Once taxes are filed, it takes approximately 3 weeks for the data to be available through the IRS Data Retrieval process. Parents are not eligible to use IRS Data Retrieval Tool if one of the following describe your tax filing status:  You are married but you and your spouse filed separate tax returns  You are married and you or your spouse filed taxes as Head of Household  You filed an amended return  You filed a tax return in Puerto Rico or a foreign

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