FAFSA Verification Instructions for Tax Non-Filers 2020-21, Financial Aid | Earlham College
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Tax Transcript and Confirmation of Non-Filing Instructions for FAFSA Verification

Verification requires that Earlham College collect certain information to ensure the accuracy of the data reported on the FAFSA.

As part of this process the parent or parents as well as the student who completed the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must do one of the following:

If you filed a 2018 Federal Income Tax Return:

  • Update the student’s FAFSA online by using the IRS Data Retrieval System

www.fafsa.gov  - Use of the IRS Data Retrieval System for both the parent and the student tax data is highly recommended due to its speed and accuracy.

  • Submit the 2018 Federal Tax Transcript to the Earlham College Financial Aid Office

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/get-transcript  or 1-800-908-9946 - You will be requested to provide your Social Security Number and other information such as the exact street address on your return, birthdate, etc.

If you did not file a 2018 Federal Income Tax Return:

Parent(s) Non-Filer:

You will need to complete the top portion (1-4) sign the bottom and submit to the IRS. If you didn’t complete a tax return, but you have earnings for the year, you will also need to submit your W-2’s to Earlham College Financial Aid Office.

Student Non-Filer:

Send the Student Non-Filer Statement to the Financial Aid Office.

  • Email: finaid@earlham.edu,
  • Fax: 765-983-1299, or
  • Mail: Financial Aid Office, Earlham College, 801 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374.
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