Verification Forms

Your award letter will indicate all documents required to complete your financial aid file. Forms are available to download, print and sign using Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0. You may also view your list of requirements online via BannerWeb and will receive weekly email notifications of missing or incomplete items.

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2021-2022 Verification Forms: Summer 2021/Fall 2021/Spring 2022

2020-2021 Verification Forms: Summer 2020/Fall 2020/Spring 2021

Request Tax Information

Request Tax Return Transcript

When your FAFSA is selected for verification, you may be required to provide your tax information from a previous tax year. The fastest method is to use the DRT tool on the FAFSA to import your tax info directly from the IRS. However, you may also request a copy of your Tax Return Transcript from the IRS online or by paper.

Online Request

Request the IRS Tax Return Transcript online.

Note:  This is typically not available if you have never filed taxes before in prior years. If this is the case, please use the paper request process detailed below.

  • Click “ Get Transcript Online”. If you are unable validate your identity (e.g., you cannot provide financial verification information), you may use Get Transcript by Mail option detailed below.
  • Follow instructions to create an account or log in. To create an account, you will need your Social Security Number or Individual Tax Identification Number, email address, birth date, mailing address from latest tax return, tax filing status,  account number for loan or credit card associated with your name, and mobile phone associated with your name. If you do not have this information, you may submit the paper request form detailed below.
  • Select “ Tax Return Transcript” and enter the tax year requested by the Office of Financial Assistance (e.g. 2018 or 2019) in the Tax Year field.
  • If successfully validated, you will be able to view your IRS Tax Return Transcript.
  • Securely upload the IRS Tax Return Transcript to the Office of Financial Assistance, if requested.

Paper Request Form – IRS Form 4506-T

Download IRS Form 4506-T.

  • On the first page, complete items 1-4, following the instructions on page 2 of Form 4506-T.
  • The tax-filer(s) must sign and date the form and enter their telephone number.
  • Check the box in the signature area to acknowledge you have the authority to sign and request the information. The form will not be processed and returned to you if the box is unchecked.
  • Mail or fax the completed IRS Form 4506-T using the information on page 2 of Form 4506-T.
  • If the 4506-T information is successfully validated, tax filers can expect to receive a paper IRS Tax Return Transcript at the address provided on their request within 5 to 10 days.
  • Securely upload the IRS Tax Return Transcript to the Office of Financial Assistance, if requested.

Request Verification of Non-Filing

An IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter provides proof that the IRS has no record of a filed Form 1040 for the requested year. Non-tax filers can request an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter  online or by paper.

Online Request

Request the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter online.

Note: This is typically not available if you have never filed taxes before in prior years. If this is the case, please use the paper request process detailed below.

  • Click “ Get Transcript Online”. If you are unable validate your identity (e.g., you cannot provide financial verification information), you may use Get Transcript by Mail option detailed below.
  • Follow instructions to create an account or log in. To create an account, you will need your Social Security Number or Individual Tax Identification Number, email address, birth date, mailing address from latest tax return, tax filing status,  account number for loan or credit card associated with your name, and mobile phone associated with your name. If you do not have this information, you may submit the paper request form detailed below.
  • Select “ Verification of Non-filing Letter” and enter the tax year requested by the Office of Financial Assistance (e.g. 2018) in the Tax Year field.
  • If successfully validated, you will be able to view your IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter.
  • Securely upload the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter to the Office of Financial Assistance, if requested.

Paper Request Form –IRS Form 4506-T

Download IRS Form 4506-T.

  • On the first page, complete items 1-4, following the instructions on page 2 of Form 4506-T.
  • The non-filer must sign and date the form and enter their telephone number.
  • Check the box in the signature area to acknowledge you have the authority to sign and request the information. The form will not be processed and returned to you if the box is unchecked.
  • Mail or fax the completed IRS Form 4506-T using the information on page 2 of Form 4506-T.
  • If the 4506-T information is successfully validated, the paper IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter will be mailed to the address provided on the request within 5 to 10 days.
  • Securely upload the IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter to the Office of Financial Assistance, if requested.